The CDC updates COVID-19 Omicron recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website shows updated information for quarantine recommendations for the COVID-19 variant.

The website shows that anyone exposed to the COVID-19 Omicron variant needs to quarantine for five days.

If you are asymptomatic or symptoms resolve without fever after 24 hours of quarantine that should be followed by mask wearing for at least five days.

The change is motivated by scientific data that indicates that transmission occurs in the early stages of the illness.

Visit CDC.gov for more information and specifics on information for those that suffer from immune deficiencies.

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Page County Schools close Shenandoah Elementary

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Page County Public Schools system have announced the closure of Shenandoah Elementary school until at least next Tue. Sept. 21.

The closure is a necessity due to the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the building.

With 40 fifth graders being placed in quarantine after they were exposed to positive cases in the school it was felt the closure was necessary.

Deep cleaning is being done during the closure with the school offering virtual learning over the week.

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