Health & Safety during COVID-19 at Beach Cities Schools

UPDATED 7/1/2021


Symptom Assessment Tool

This Symptom Assessment Tool is brought to you by Children’s Hospital Los AngelesSign up to receive COVID-19 health and other health education updates for your family from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.


Students and staff at Beach Cities school districts will have the option to do this screening, developed in partnership with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, through their mobile device before entering the school. Families are also encouraged to do daily temperature checks at home, so they are able to accurately answer the screening questions. In-person screening will also be available for students and staff who are unable to access the screening through their mobile device by entering through the “ADDITIONAL SCREENING” line at the school entrance.

If you have additional questions regarding health and safety, please call BCHD’s Assistance, Information & Referral line at 310-374-3426 and press option 2 on school days between 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please mention which school you are calling from to be connected to a BCHD COVID-19 Care Navigator.





Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) works with local school districts to support student, staff and family health and well-being. With COVID-19 continuing through 2020-2021 academic year, BCHD supported school efforts to: 

  • Adapt programs to assist with the distance-learning environment, including LiveWell Kids Garden and Nutrition, 8-Minute Exercises, Brain Breaks and MindUP. Learn more here.
  • Create additional mental health and social-emotional wellness support for students, staff and families 
  • Assist in the health and safety protocols for return to campus including screening, testing and COVID-19 care navigation 

Health Guidance and Protocols for Schools

Beach Cities School Well-Being Line

This phone line provides information and referrals for school families and staff. To reach the School Well-Being Line, please call 310-374-3426 and press Option 2. Summer Hours: June 21 - August 13, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Monday – Thursday.

COVID-19 Vaccines for South Bay Schools

BCHD was an authorized vaccine provider and hosted open and closed vaccination clinics for eligible school employees, students and families.

COVID-19 Testing

BCHD closed the operations of its COVID-19 testing site on June 13, 2021. For alternate testing locations, please visit the County's website:

Virtual Programs for Students & Families

During COVID-19, BCHD is offerings a variety of virtual programs for students and families.

COVID-19 Downloadable Posters, Videos and Materials

Find an inventory of health and safety resources including posters and videos created by BCHD’s Youth Advisory Council.

More Resources for School Staff, Teachers and Parents

From mental health resources to disinfecting workplaces, find resources for a wide range of COVID-19 topics.

BCHD Supporting Schools and the Community During COVID-19

2020-2021 School District Plans
Click on school logo to view district plans.


Hermosa Beach City School District logo Manhattan Beach Unified School District logo Redondo Beach Unified School District logo
El Segundo Union School District logo Hawthorne School District logo Palos Verdes Unified School District
SMMUSD logo Torrance Unified School District logo