This page contains a list of helpful school district and community resources for families and students. You can find School Forms here.

Health Care

COVID Resources: What to Do if Your Child has Covid Symptoms, Exposure, Etc.

Do you know what do do if your child has a symptom(s) of COVID-19 (i.e. a sore throat), AND has NOT had a close contact with someone with COVID? What about if you are notified they are a close contact of someone with COVID-19 at school? And finally, what do you do if they test COVID-positive? Take a look at these flowcharts that will walk you through the Dos and Don’ts of COVID in all Seattle Public Schools.

What to do if your student has a symptom(s) of COVID-19 AND has not had a close contact with someone with COVID?

What to do if your student is a close contact of someone with COVID-19 at school

What to do if your student has a positive COVID-19 test result

COVID Testing
The school has heard that UW Medicine community testing sites currently have good availability and quick turnaround.
If you need help getting testing, you can contact Julie Bradley, JAMS health and safety support, at

Teen Health Center at Nathan Hale available for JAMS students
Did you know that Nathan Hale High School has a teen health center, convenient for your student’s medical care? It provides SPS students with health care and mental health counseling, regardless of a student’s insurance or ability to pay. For students who need care or advice, we are always here to help with virtual options and in-person care.  Here’s a link to a video tour of the center:

The Nathan Hale Teen Health Center is sponsored and staffed by Kaiser Permanente in  partnership with Public Health—Seattle & King County. Seattle’s school-based health centers are funded in part by the voters of Seattle through the Families & Education Levy.  Students can get great care at the Teen Health Center.
Click here for more info and the parent consent form. 
For additional questions, contact the center at 206-302-1840.

Food Resources

North Helpline has two food bank locations. People do not need to be registered with them to access services at this time.

Lake City: 12736 33rd Ave NE  Seattle WA 98125, has distributions Wed & Sat from 9am-2pm, and Thurs 4-7pm.

Bitter Lake: 13000 Linden Ave N Seattle WA 98133, has distirbutiosn on Sat from 9am-2pm.

Please check website before going, as days/times may have changed since this website was updated.

Family Works