CDC Recommendations for ("against") School Closures in Response to COVID-19
Before this past Thursday evening, the Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) District is actually following CDC guidelines as outlined in the flowchart below:
|Above copied from CDC|
If school closures are not effective, CDC offers an answer on what nonpharmaceutical interventions are working in HongKong and Singapore, as noted in the excerpt provided at the beginning of this post:
...other mitigation efforts (e.g., handwashing, home isolation) have more impact on both spread of disease and health care measures....