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NC Governor Press Release: North Carolina K-12 Public Schools to Require Key Safety Measures to Allow In-person Instruction

NC Governor Press Release: North Carolina K-12 Public Schools to Require Key Safety Measures to Allow In-person Instruction

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen were joined today by education and health leaders to announce health and safety plans for K-12 public schools for the new school year. Schools will open for in-person instruction under an updated Plan B that requires face coverings for all K-12 students, fewer children in the classroom, measures to ensure social distancing for everyone in the building, and other safety protocols.