The Department of Public Health and Social Services has released DPHSS Guidance Memorandum 2021-09, dated March 22, 2021, relative to adopting 3-feet social distancing for in-class operations for K-12 schools.
The purpose of the guidance is to provide further clarification for schools adopting the 3-feet social distancing for in-class operations for K-12 schools.
According to the guidance, schools should continue to abide by all the provisions in DPHSS Guidance Memorandum 2021-02 except as provided herein with regard to mask-wearing and physical distancing.
DPHSS stressed that nothing in the new guidance memo is intended to require that schools reduce their current physical distancing measures to three (3) feet.
Click below for the full guidance memo:DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-09 K-12 Schools 03.22.21 FINAL