UPDATES to K-12 Student Quarantine Guidelines

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Today, the Ohio Department of Health announced updates to its COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Guidelines for K-12 Student Quarantine and the flow chart with Guidelines for Quarantine After Exposure in K-12 Classroom Settings.

Specifically, updates were made to clarify that the guidance applies for contacts who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. The person who tested positive for COVID-19 should follow standard isolation procedures.

Additionally, quarantine should be required if the student or teacher is not fully vaccinated, and layers of prevention were not in place as described above.