ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) – The Anne Arundel County Board of Education will host a public panel next week on changes to COVID-19 isolation and contact tracing protocols.
The board has approved that students who have been identified as having been in close contact with a COVID-positive and asymptomatic case will not be quarantined beginning January. Superintendent George Arlotto will explain the changes.
Arlotto will also explain other changes that have been discussed with the Anne Arundel County Health Department and will be implemented when students return from winter break.
The panel comes as a number of institutions and school systems have gone virtual amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. Thursday, University of Maryland canceled winter startand on Friday Towson University transfer final exam online.
Prince George County schools on Friday announced a
The conference will be conducted virtual and will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, December 20, 2021. The conference will be streamed live on Anne Arundel County Public Schools YouTube Channel, but not on AACPS-TV.
No public questioning or testimony will be taken.
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