48 more districts head back to school across LI with fewer COVID-19 mandates

As News 12 has reported, schools will no longer have to follow state COVID-19 requirements for contact tracing, daily testing or quarantining. Masks are also optional.

News 12 Staff

Sep 1, 2022, 11:18 AM

Updated 663 days ago

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Hundreds more students and teachers are back in the classroom Thursday.   
Today, 48 more school districts kicked off their school year.
As News 12 has reported, schools will no longer have to follow state COVID-19 requirements for contact tracing, daily testing or quarantining. Masks are also optional.
However, some rules do remain the same.
Health officials say if a student or teacher tests positive they must stay home for at least five days.
When their symptoms go away, they can return to school and should wear a mask until day 10.


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