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Illinois Adopts New CDC COVID-19 Guidelines For K-12 Schools and Early Education

Published: August 15, 2022

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) are adopting new operational guidance for schools and early education from the CDC that eases some restrictions while maintaining a core number of infectious disease prevention strategies as part of normal operations. These new guidelines drop quarantine requirements and ease physical distancing rules. More details can be found in this press release