As of July 1, 2022, unusual and imperative leave for COVID-19 vaccination, recovery, or care for a family member is no longer available to MCPS employees. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding COVID-19, which provided leave to employees during the pandemic, expired on June 30, 2022.
Previous Guidelines for Staff (guidelines expired 6/30/22)
- Staff who test positive for COVID-19 or have suspected COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status, must stay home for at least 5 full days from the date of symptom onset if symptomatic or the date of the positive test if no symptoms.
- After Day 5, if the individual has no symptoms without the use of fever-reducing medication, the individual may return to school as long as they wear a well-fitting mask when around others for an additional 5 days, and as required by MCPS and MSDE guidelines regarding mask use in schools.
- If the individual is unable to wear a mask when around others, they should remain at home for at least a full 10 days.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) responded to a call for a fire at a single family home on the 25300 block of Oak Drive in Damascus at approximately…
Maryland State Police are seeking public assistance as investigators work to identify a man who reportedly fled the scene of a traffic crash that occurred in Montgomery County Friday afternoon.
Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 5th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Amanda Maryann Singer, a missing 34-year-old woman.
All of Montgomery County and some surrounding areas are now under a Flood Watch today (Sunday, December 10th) from 1pm through late tonight. Temperatures will dip, making it possible that…
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