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Coronavirus (COVID-19)


For the most recent updates regarding the number of COVID-19 cases in Florida and health and safety tips, please visit the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 website:


FDOE COVID-19 NewsroomContact InformationK12 Campus ClosuresPostsecondary InstitutionsOffice of Early LearningVocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services OfficesState of Florida GuidanceFederal GuidanceRelated DocumentsHelpful Resources


2020欧洲杯网址APPThe Florida Department of Education (FDOE) is working closely with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor COVID-19 and is actively working to ensure that the most up-to-date CDC guidance is quickly and accurately disseminated. FDOE understands that concerns about health and safety are paramount for all education communities. In response to such concerns, we encourage you to access up-to-date information and resources from the or the .

School districts and colleges should work directly with to establish protocols to control the spread of COVID-19 and educate the public on prevention. The USDOE launched a COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information and resources web page2020欧洲杯网址APP for schools and school personnel.

This page, which will be regularly updated, features the most current information on COVID-19, primarily from the CDC and FDOH, as well as guidance and resources for everyday disease prevention strategies. Please direct any questions about COVID-19 in Florida to FDOH at COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

FDOE COVID-19 Newsroom

Contact Information

  • DOH hotline: 866-779-6121 (24 hours)
  • DOH email: COVID-19@flhealth.gov
  • CDC hotline: 800-232-4636 (24 hours)

K12 Campus Closures

Now: All districts on extended spring break. March 30: Official end of spring break for all school districts. March 30-April 15: Distance Learning for all Florida students.


As schools complete their extended spring break each school district has been diligently working to implement a distance learning plan. When the extended spring break ends (list of dates below), school districts are prepared to implement this plan.

  • All school districts are prepared to implement their distance learning plans by March 30.
  • Collier, Duval, Sumter and Union County School Districts complete their break on March 20, 2020. School campuses will remain closed through April 15, 2020. These counties will begin their distance learning instruction on March 23.
  • To support students with identified IEP-related services who may have a disruption in services, school districts have flexibility for the remainder of the school year to provide alternative services or delay services in coordination with the student’s parents and IEP team.
  • School districts should be prepared to extend their educational calendars through June 30, 2020, to the extent feasible and necessary.
  • Commissioner Corcoran can reduce required instructional hours as necessary to accommodate for campus closures.

Assessments, Accountability and Promotion

  • All remaining assessments for school readiness, voluntary prekindergarten and K-12 assessments are cancelled for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Requirements for graduation and promotion, and final course grades will be evaluated as though those assessments which were cancelled did not exist.
  • K-12 school grades will not be calculated for 2019-2020 and schools in turnaround may continue their current status for 2020-2021 to avoid disruption to school leadership and operations.
  • Eligibility for Florida Bright Futures scholarships shall be based on available data and results. Tests that were not available to be taken shall not be counted.

2020 Florida School District Spring Break and Extra Week Break Schedule as of 3/13/2020

Postsecondary Institutions

As recommended by Governor DeSantis and Commissioner Corcoran March 17, 2020, all Florida College System institutions are providing virtual or other remote learning to students for the remainder of the 2020 spring semester. As recommended, campuses are closed to regular activities, and institutions are following the CDC’s guidelines for mass gatherings and community events when continuing college operations that, to the greatest extent possible, support remote student learning, services and resources. For specific questions about courses or other college operations, please see the individual college COVID-19 pages below or contact the college directly.

  • Colleges are encouraged to operate virtually or through other non-classroom-based means to the greatest extent possible.
  • Colleges should be prepared to extend their educational calendars through June 30, 2020, to the extent feasible and necessary.

Florida Colleges

Clarification on Remote Learning and Campus Closure (PDF)

State University System Closures

Florida’s public state universities are governed by the Florida Board of Governors. For information on how Florida’s 12 universities are responding to COVID-19 please visit .

Secondary and Postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Office of Early Learning

All school readiness, voluntary prekindergarten and public K-12 will be fully funded as though there was no disruption. Both school readiness and voluntary prekindergarten providers will be paid or reimbursed for additional absences and for temporary closures due to COVID-19. Our commitment is to minimize the fiscal impact for both families and providers. For more information see this press release: Florida Department of Education Announces Additional Guidance for the 2019-20 School Year

For questions and concerns please call the Office of Early Learning at 1-866-357-3239.

School Readiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten Programs

2020欧洲杯网址APPCommissioner Corcoran strongly recommends school readiness and voluntary prekindergarten programs adhere to the CDC’s guidance for higher-risk populations by limiting students and employees to no more than 10 people convening in a single occupied space, therefore breaking students into groups as necessary, maintaining social distancing best practices and proper hygiene.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services Offices

  • All services provided by the divisions of Vocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services to clients shall be provided solely though virtual and telephonic methods to the extent possible.
    • The Department will work with appropriate federal authorities to seek waivers for any federal requirements that may be impacted.

State of Florida Guidance

Federal Guidance

Related Documents

Remember: As COVID-19 evolves, guidance will change, please review the most recent updates above.

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