COVID 19 has created a national health emergency beyond compare. The impact of this pandemic may not be known for years. Educational leaders are called to look at procedures that assist families, students, and the community at large in bold new ways. These endeavors are often affected by the lack of clear guidance from the federal government as well as the health disparities that affect local communities. Educational leaders on all levels must update policies and services in order to address the psychological and physical impact of the pandemic as well as provide health services to protect American citizens of all ages and walks of life.