In a perfect world, returning to school would be an easy decision if the positive rate for COVID-19 was under 5% in our community for 2 weeks AND the schools were able to follow all of the CDC’s safety guidelines As of now, our positive rate is dramatically higher than 5% and schools are scrambling to figure out which of the safety guidelines are realistic and affordable.
In these less than perfect times, Dr. Weiss is encouraging all parents to be informed about the options their schools are providing for attendance in person, virtually, or a combination of both, the precautions that will be in place, and the family’s work and other needs. There is no one right decision. Every family will have to decide what’s best for them.
Here are a few resources to help you make an informed decision: