As our families prepare for the fall semester, we want to share information that impacts our schools and daily interactions on our campuses.
Updated CDC Guidance - August 4, 2021
- Updated to recommend universal indoor masking for all students, staff, teachers, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status.
- Added recommendation for fully vaccinated people who have a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 to be tested 3-5 days after exposure, regardless of whether they have symptoms.
July 27, 2021 - The CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.
Promoting vaccination to help schools safely return to in-person learning as well as extracurricular activities and sports.
Wearing masks indoors by all individuals (age 2 and older).
Practicing physical distancing in schools where not everyone is vaccinated.
Students should not be excluded from in-person learning to maintain physical distancing.
Here is a link to the August 4, 2021 updated CDC recommended guidelines in schools: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/k-12-guidance.html.
Tanque Verde Pediatrics Recommendation
TVUSD received a letter from Tanque Verde Pediatrics with their recommendations for mask wearing in schools, based on the updated CDC Guidance issued on July 27, 2021.