FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted within the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Division of Training (KDE) retracted its Wholesome at Faculty tips.
This in the end implies that material face coverings and social distancing measures should not required in colleges. Those that want to put on a masks as a consequence of private selection or consolation can nonetheless accomplish that.
Faculty districts can independently proceed to implement protecting methods that go together with steering from the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) in response to native situations.
It is strongly recommended, however not required, by the Kentucky Division for Public Well being for colleges to nonetheless comply with CDC steering. The CDC’s 2021-2022 faculty 12 months steering will probably be up to date quickly. The present steering might be discovered on the CDC website.
In response to the KDE, different steering paperwork the CDC has issued associated to the pandemic will probably be reviewed and they’re going to situation mandatory modifications. The up to date steering can inform faculty planning for the upcoming educational 12 months.
Moreover, the Kentucky Cupboard for Well being and Household Companies’ previous requirement about faculty COVID-19 positivity reporting is now not in impact.