Beginning today, public school staff members who are not fully vaccinated must submit to weekly testing unless they qualify for a temporary waiver on the basis of having had COVID-19 within the prior 90 days. Please note that educators hired before Sept. 27 who choose weekly testing over vaccination do not have to apply for…
CEA has compiled answers to your most pressing questions regarding state COVID-19 vaccination, testing, and mask mandates and how they impact public school teachers.
The state has released new guidance regarding COVID-19 testing requirements, documents that can be used for religious and medical exemptions, and forms to submit for those that have tested positive for COVID recently and want exemption from testing based on their physician’s documentation.
Governor Ned Lamont announced that he would like the state’s mask mandate in K-12 public schools to extend past September 30, when his executive order is set to expire.
The State Department of Education released guidance regarding mandated vaccinations for all school staff.
During a news conference today, Gov. Ned Lamont said that students in K-12 will be required to wear masks for at least the first month of the new school year.
Safety is and must remain a top priority as we return to all in-person classes in the fall.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health and State Department of Education have issued updated recommendations for COVID-19 prevention.
The CDC has released new guidance for schools this fall that calls for continued masking, cohorting, and physical distancing when feasible for unvaccinated students and staff.
The new state budget passed by the Connecticut legislature will include funding to assist teachers and other essential workers who contracted COVID-19