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NCDHHS School Guidance Encourages Vaccines and Masking to Keep Students in the Classroom; Provides New Test-to-Stay Option

NCDHHS School Guidance Encourages Vaccines and Masking to Keep Students in the Classroom; Provides New Test-to-Stay Option

NCDHHS is adding another tool to help keep students in the classroom. Recent data released by the ABC Science Collaborative showed that Test-to-Stay can be an effective strategy for further reducing absences and lowering the risk of further transmission of COVID-19 in schools where masks are required. NCDHHS has incorporated these findings into the StrongSchoolsNC Public Health Toolkit.