Mission 21

Mission Details | Are you back-to-school ready?

Hello + welcome to our twenty-first collective mission.

Summer is over, it’s back to school time! During Mission 10, we collected great insight from parents + guardians of K-12 students, + they provided great tips on keeping students healthy for the 2021-2022 school year. A whole year and a few Missions later, Mission 21 recaps their insights + offers direct links to your back-to-school safety checklist. Whether you have children or know parents or guardians of students, this mission awaits below.

⛑️ How to support:

📝 Check off the safety list! Find your safety guide and up-to-date resources at vdh.virginia.gov/backtoschool.

🔍 Read + share these COVID-19 tips for K-12. Recap last year's back-to-school insight from parents + guardians of K-12 students.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Encourage your community to have a healthy school year with the shareables + suggested caption found below.

To be featured in the Mission 21 status update + recap, provide your feedback + let us know how you share.

📝 Check off the safety list!

Here’s your back-to-school safety guide! Visit vdh.virginia.gov/backtoschool to find a checklist for currently enrolled students + newly enrolled students. These checklists also include resources + more information on topics like immunizations, including the COVID-19 vaccine + boosters, + oral health. Use our Back to School Checklists to stay organized with what you need to do before the new school year, + check back regularly to find the most up-to-date resources.

🔍 Read + share these COVID-19 tips for K-12.

Though many may think they’re in the clear, COVID-19 is still among us + it is not going away. So how do parents + guardians keep their students healthy this upcoming school year? Read up on tips shared by parents and guardians in Mission 10, and remind parents or guardians to go back to the latest COVID-19 guidance for K-12 schools + programs.

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👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Encourage your community to have a healthy school year.

Whether you’re a parent or guardian or know parents or guardians of K-12 students, Mission 21 needs you to spread the word on having a healthy school year. Teachers, school admins, other students, + your community will thank you.

Find easy-to-download shareables below along with a caption + share with your social media communities.

To download your favorite:

  • Computer: right-click + save or drag image to your desktop

  • Mobile: press + hold, then select save

Suggested Caption:

  • Before your children go back to school this year, make sure they've seen a doctor and dentist for a checkup and that they're up to date on their school-required immunizations. #virginiahealthybacktoschool #COVIDCommAmbassadors #VDH #vaccinatevirginia