JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Jeffco Public Schools would require masks for everybody aged two years outdated and up when indoors in school, starting Tuesday. Moreover, all unvaccinated college, employees, college students and adults who’re collaborating in school-based extracurricular actions should bear routine testing through the educational 12 months.
The district launched its up to date well being protocols on Monday.
“On August sixteenth, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) issued a Public Health Order (PHO) requiring masks to be worn inside all colleges and little one care settings, PK-12 for all people age 2 and older no matter vaccination standing,” the district web site acknowledged. “Beginning August 17, all Jeffco Public Colleges college students, employees, guests, and volunteers should put on masks whereas indoors in our colleges and district buildings.”
Colleges is not going to challenge quarantine letters this 12 months. Jefferson County Public Well being will notify households of quarantines through electronic mail. County well being officers don’t plan to order quarantines if shut contacts to individuals who check constructive are both masked or vaccinated.
Vaccines will not be presently required for employees or college students at Jeffco Public Colleges. The district encourages households to share every pupil’s vaccination standing both by way of Infinite Campus or by emailing DLCOVIDQuarantine@jeffco.k12.us.
For the complete listing of Jeffco’s Fall 2021 well being protocols, click here.
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