What should schools do if a student is sick? Here's what Iowa recommends

If a student of staff member at a school shows symptoms of COVID-19, what happens? What should schools do if there are high rates of the virus in a community? Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' office shared these documents on Thursday that provide steps schools should follow.

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The first document details how schools can evaluate students and staff if they have symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. The second document provides school districts strategies for what to do based on the rates of community spread of COVID-19.

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What schools should do if someone is sick

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