Frequently Asked Questions (COVID-19 Closure) FAQ

For questions about COVID-19 and related medical guidance; federal, state and county health guidelines; travel advisories; health screenings at U.S. ports of entry; quarantines and other government agency related questions, visit the resources below:

Q: Are additional steps being taken to sanitize classrooms?

A: LHCSD custodial staff are disiinfecting frequently touched surfaces in classrooms and restrooms including doorknobs, handles, and desktops with increased regularity . Custodians will work closely with site and district staff on cleaning procedures and identifying any spaces that may need additional attention.

Q: How can LHCSD families and employees help prevent illness?

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Practice social distancing with a minimum distance of six feet.

Q: What is Social Distancing?

A: Social distancing is a practice recommended by public health officials to stop or slow down the spread of contagious diseases. It requires the creation of physical space between individuals who may spread certain infectious diseases. The key is to minimize the number of gatherings as much as possible and to achieve space between individuals when events or activities cannot be modified, postponed, or cancelled. Achieving space between individuals of approximately six feet is advisable. Additionally, there is a particular focus on creating space between individuals who have come together on a one-time or rare basis and who have very different travel patterns such as those coming from multiple countries, states or counties.

Q: What is LHCSD doing to stay informed about COVID-19?

A: The La Habra City School District continues to monitor the situation and closely work with expert health agencies and other local and state agencies. In addition, Orange County K-12 schools, private schools, universities, colleges, municipalities and other local agencies are  participating in weekly conference calls led by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) to ensure all have the same accurate information.  

Q: Who is making health and policy decisions related to COVID-19 for our County?

A:   OCHCA is required by California law to take measures necessary to prevent the spread or occurrence of additional cases of specific diseases or any other contagious, infectious, or communicable disease.  As part of this mandate, OCHCA is responsible for health and related policy decisions. 

OCHCA is working with and taking guidance from the CDPH and the CDC, to inform and support our county, including LHCSD.  For questions about COVID-19, County health guidelines, travel advisories, quarantines and other government agency related questions, visit or call: 

Q: How can I stay connected to LHCSD?

A:   Make sure LHCSD and your school have your most recent contact information up-to-date in the Aeries Student Information System. Additionally, visit for the most recent news and information. If you need assistance updating your contact information, please call the LHCSD Technology Helpdesk at (562) 690-2305 or submit a Technology Support request here.

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