Resources for Families and Staff

GISD Resources

GISD COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan - Phases 3, 4, and 5
GISD Extended Continuity of Learning Plan

National and State Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides important information, situation updates, and guidance specific to segments of our community, including the following resources:

Families of children with special needs may find Navigating Extended Time Away From School: Information for Families with Children Receiving Special Education Services to be helpful. Learn of strategies to use at home to help children settle into time away from school and new routines, and to reduce worry and anxiety. 

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services provides the latest Michigan data and news pertaining to COVID-19 including following resources:

Visit the State of Michigan MI Bridges website to apply for healthcare coverage and assistance with food, childcare costs, emergency housing, utilities, or other needs. If you need help applying for healthcare coverage, contact a GISD enrollment specialist by email.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides tips for social distancing, quarantine, and isolation, including how to protect your behavioral and mental health.