Updated 7 a.m. Friday
The Camp Fire in Butte County has led to unhealthy air quality across the Bay Area. In response, a number of school districts are closing schools Friday or restricting students to indoor activities only. Find out more information from the county offices of education below. A number of Bay Area colleges and universities are also closing their doors Friday. This post will be updated as we learn more.
All Alameda County public school districts will close Friday, according to the Alameda County Office of Education. See the full list of districts in the county.
All Contra Costa County school districts, Contra Costa County Office of Education schools and the CCCOE main office will close Friday. See a full list of closures.
All Marin County school districts will close Friday.
The Napa County Office of Education and all Napa County school districts will be closed on Friday, the district wrote in an email to KQED. The school districts are:
Not all of the Napa County school districts above have posted information regarding the closures, so we've linked to their sites in case they do.
All San Francisco Unified School District schools, central offices and after-school programs will close Friday. See a full list of schools.
School district leaders in San Mateo County are monitoring air quality and will decide whether to remain open or to close school. Some schools have already made decisions to close Friday, so please check the San Mateo County Office of Education website to find out their status.
As of Thursday evening, Santa Clara County Office of Education officials said schools will not close Friday. SCCOE officials said they are advising all students to remain indoors and will cancel outdoor activities Friday.
All school districts in Solano County and Solano County Office of Education programs, except for the Juvenile Detention Facility, will be closed Friday.
At least a handful of Sonoma County schools will be closed on Friday. Per a new policy, most of the county's schools will make their decisions beginning at 5 a.m. the day of. Check here for updates from the Sonoma County Office of Education.
College and University Closures
Many universities and campuses around the region will shut down Friday, including California State University East Bay, Cañada College, College of San Mateo, College of Marin, Dominican University of California, Foothill College and Foothill College Sunnyvale Center, Foothill De Anza Community College, Mills College, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and University of San Francisco.