New quarantine protocol for Oregon students exposed to COVID

A child could continue in-person classes after COVID exposure if they continue to test negative for the virus during the week.

OREGON, USA — State education officials have a new quarantine program, which eliminates Oregon’s two-week isolation mandate for kids who may have been exposed to COVID-19 at school.

Under the test-to-stay model, if a child comes into close contact with COVID-19 in a school setting with masks on, they would immediately be offered a test, paid for by the state. If the test is negative, they would stay in school and take a second test after seven days. If that test is negative, they would

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