February 5, 2023

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Colorado’s COVID guidance for K-12 schools: minimize disruption, stay alert

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This story was originally published by Chalkbeat Colorado. More at chalkbeat.org.

There are no mask mandates and no quarantine rules in Colorado’s COVID guidance for the 2022-23 school year, but public health officials say they’re still tracking the disease and want school administrators to be open and honest with families about cases and clusters. 

New guidance released Wednesday largely treats COVID like other communicable diseases, continuing a policy the state established in February at the end of the first omicron wave. At the same time, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is continuing to make free rapid antigen tests widely available to schools and child care centers, both for weekly testing programs and for students to use at home. 

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Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat

2022-08-12 03:40:00

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