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COVID-19 Symptom update for schools

COVID-19 Symptom update for schools

New guidance for schools from the Alabama Department of Public Health should mean fewer students and staff sent home to quarantine for possible exposure to COVID-19.

In a training session on Thursday afternoon, ADPH officials said schools no longer have to send home the close contacts--those within six feet for 15 minutes or more--of students and staff showing two of three major symptoms, new cough or new difficulty breathing, for quarantining.

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