RCS Reopening Plan, Updates & Resources for the 2021-2022 School Year

Given that this is a fluid and potentially rapidly developing situation, we will use this web page to share information and resources for ongoing reference. All essential information will also be shared in real time via the district’s notification system, using e-mail, text messages and phone calls.

COVID-19 Resources

Reopening & Operational Updates

Reopening Letters

Letter to Families & Staff; 06-24-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 06-17-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 06-10-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 06-03-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 05-26-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 05-20-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 05-13-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 05-04-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 4-29-2022
April 13 Letter to Families & Staff - Best Communities for Music Education Award, Spring Sports, and Operation Recognition
Letter to Families & Staff; 4-8-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 4-1-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 3-25-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 3-18-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 3-11-2022
Letter to Families & Staff with mask mandate updates; 03-04-2022
Update on Mask Mandate; 02-27-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 2-18-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 2-11-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 2-4-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 1-28-2022
Updates to RCS COVID-19 Protocols; 01-20-2022
Letter to Families & Staff; 1-14-2022
Updates from the Department of Health: Reduction in Quarantine/Isolation Duration; 01/10/2022
Message to Families & Staff; 01-07-2022
Important COVID-19 Updates; 01-03-22
Letter to Families & Staff; 12-17-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 12-10-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 12-03-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 11-19-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 11-12-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 11-05-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 10-29-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 10-22-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 10-15-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 10-08-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 10-01-2021
Letter to Families & Staff; 09-24-2021
Letter to Families; 09-18-2021
Important Information For Families About: Daily Health Monitoring, Masks, Student Supplies, Chromebooks, School Calendar, and 10th Period for MS/HS
Letter to Families; 09-07-2021
Letter to Families and Staff about Returning to School; 09-03-2021
Letter to Families and Staff about Schedules, Transportation & Returning to School; 08-30-2021
Letter to Families and Staff about Returning to School; 08-23-2021
Letter to Families and Staff about Returning to School; 08-16-2021
Letters to Families and Staff about Return to School; 08-06-2021
Letter to Families Remote Learning Virtual Academy 8-6-21

NYS School Reopening Resources

Local COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing Sites

If anyone in the community is looking to be tested for COVID-19, there are many testing sites open around New York State. Visit the NY Find a Test Site Near You page to find a complete list of testing sites available. If you are looking to get vaccinated you can visit the CDC’s Vaccines.gov website to find the closest vaccination sites for all forms of the vaccine that are currently available. You can also visit www.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov to make an appointment at a state-run vaccination site.

CDC Informational Videos – Health & Safety Procedures

Other Useful Resources

World Health Organization

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York State Department of Health

  • Call NYSDOH hotline at 1-888-364-3065 for more information about Coronavirus

Albany County Department of Health

Contact the Albany County Department of Health
Phone: 518-447-4580
Website: https://www.albanycounty.com/departments/health

Albany County Department of Health Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
https://www.albanycounty.com/departments/health/coronavirus-covid-19

Talking to Children about the Coronavirus COVID-19