- Dec 11, 2018
The first priority is to reopen community settings where children are cared for, including K-12 schools, daycares, and locally attended summer camps, to allow the workforce to return to work. Other community settings will follow with careful monitoring for increased transmission that exceeds the public health and health care systems.
Phase 1: Prepare the Nation (now-May 1)
Phase 2: Innovation and Ingenuity Applied to Pandemic (now – May 15)
Phase 3: Staged Re-Opening (varies by local conditions – not before May 1)
A team of government officials has created a public health response to a national plan to re-open the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. This document is an early draft executive summary by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is part of CDC’s public health response to an overall national plan.