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Quarantine and Tracing Rules Are All Over the Map for Students  

By Editor - Tue Nov 16, 4:48 am

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At this point in the pandemic, most parents are familiar with “covid notification” letters. But the letters’ instruction on whether your kid must quarantine or not varies wildly from school to school. In Minneapolis, students exposed to covid-19 at school are supposed to quarantine for 10 days. In the suburban Anoka-Hennepin school district, a single exposure does not trigger contact tracing or quarantining. In Andover, Kansas, schools follow quarantine protocols set by county health departments. With students from different counties attending the same school, those sitting next to each other in classrooms could be quarantined based on two sets of rules. In Anchorage and many schools in Texas, close contacts of classmates who test positive for covid are given the option to stay in class or to quarantine. In suburban Chicago, siblings of students with any symptom of covid are required to quarantine until their sibling tests negative

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Quarantine and Tracing Rules Are All Over the Map for Students

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