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However, schools should still practice physical distancing between desks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in its latest guidance.
“CDC recommends schools maintain at least 3 feet of physical distance between students within classrooms, combined with indoor mask wearing by people who are not fully vaccinated, to reduce transmission risk,” the agency said.
Vaccinated teachers and children don’t need to wear masks while in the classroom, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
In its updated guidance on best coronavirus-related precautions for schools, the CDC indicated students and teachers can follow the agency’s broader mask guidance, which says fully vaccinated people do not need masks in most settings.
K-12 administrators, teachers, and staff: CDC has updated guidance to support safe in-person learning at K-12 schools while preventing the spread of #COVID19. More: https://t.co/EY4kdEs1cg pic.twitter.com/Jo9ZugE7Hh