Missouri School Reopening Guidance Frequently Asked Health-Related COVID-19 Questions [open pdf - 0B]
From the Document: "This document contains further school reopening guidance that aims to provide additional clarity and consistency for Missouri school leaders and public health officials as they make decisions about school reopening strategies at the local level. There are no statewide health mandates related to K-12 [kindergarten to 12th grade] school reopening being issued at this time. There may, however, be local ordinances that school leaders and health officials should keep in mind when making plans to reopen schools. The FAQs [frequently asked questions] addressed in this document, as of now, center around the proactive strategies that Missouri's K-12 schools can implement to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] and best protect their students, staff members, and communities, including minimum protocols regarding screening, physical distancing and masks/face coverings. [...] As health experts learn more about COVID-19, this document may continue to evolve to better inform K-12 operations in Missouri and provide guidance on further protocols to prevent the spread of this virus."
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education: https://dese.mo.gov/