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COVID-19 Guidelines for 2023-2024

In keeping with the recommendations from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Massachusetts Department of Health, and the CDC, our approach to COVID for the 2023-2024 school year will be to focus on mitigation with an eye to vulnerable populations.

COVID-19 Isolation and Exposure Guidance for the General Public

Please note the following:

  • There are no universal mask requirements in our schools.
  • We will not be providing a COVID dashboard on our website. County data can be found on the Barnstable County website here.
  • MRSD will not provide in-school testing, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic
    • Symptomatic individuals will be asked to stay home and test. (We have a limited number of at-home tests to provide our students and staff. At-home tests are also readily available at local pharmacies.)
  • Vaccination remains an effective way to protect oneself, so we strongly encourage all staff, students, and families to have up-to-date vaccinations (including boosters).
  • Please continue to monitor your own health and that of your family and household members, and do not come into school when ill. 

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