MCPS has provided detailed and updated quarantine guidelines, per today’s briefing with the Montgomery County Council.
The updates can be seen in the document below, which was tweeted by the Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA).
The updated Covid-19 guidelines and testing plans for schools can be seen below:
Councilmember Tom Hucker tweeted the following:
On outreach campaign to parents for opt-in testing:
➡️Dr McKnight: We are asking parents to opt-in to testing. DHHS will help provide community outreach, canvassing opportunities.
Q: Why did MCPS not have a testing program in place by the first day of school?
➡️Dr. McKnight says rapidly changing transmission rates forced MCPS to pivot and revise plans