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WCPSS Covid Metrics

The NCDHHS Strong Schools NC Toolkit was updated last Friday, January 7th. Be sure to review to see all of the changes.  Please reach out with individual questions and cases and we will be glad to support you.


Summary of the updates:

  • Boosters are not required for ages 5-17 to be considered up to date on recommended vaccinations.

  • If exposed, you do not need to quarantine as long as you are up-to-date with recommended vaccinations and DO NOT HAVE symptoms.

  • If you were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 90 days and you DO NOT HAVE symptoms, you do not need to quarantine.  You must continue to wear a mask for 10 days after the exposure.  

  • For those living with someone diagnosed with COVID-19, the quarantine time is updated to reflect options for people up-to-date on recommended vaccinations. 

  • Everyone must continue to wear a mask when returning from 5-day quarantine.