Category: Safety

Update on current COVID-19 protocols

Oct. 1, 2021 – With the changing COVID-19 conditions in the community, many families have asked how this has impacted the school district’s current safety protocols. Below is an overview of current COVID-19 health and safety protocols including quarantine information, face mask requirements, and communication guidelines. Quarantine protocols Have there been changes to the quarantine […]

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Emergency mask mandate information available

Aug. 26, 2021 – More information is now available regarding the mask mandate with a medical opt-out policy approved by the Duval County School Board on Monday, Aug. 26 during an emergency board meeting. Families can visit www.duvalschools.org/facemask to view information on obtaining a medical opt-out form, student discipline associated with the new resolution, and […]

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Student at whiteboard with face mask

2021-22 Back-to-School health and safety guide

Aug. 4, 2021 – Team Duval is opening schools on Tuesday, Aug. 10 with layers of health and safety practices to ensure students, staff, and the school community are safe. Families are invited to familiarize themselves with the health and safety protocols outlined below. Additional information is also available on the district’s Back-to-School website. Masks […]

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Duval County Public Schools student-related summer programs canceled in anticipation of Tropical Storm Elsa

July 6, 2021 – All Duval County Public Schools student-related summer programs are canceled for July 7, 2021, in anticipation of the impact of Tropical Storm Elsa. This includes Summer Rise, summer school, all summer camps, and all other extracurricular activities.   Twelve-month employees should report to work as normal or may take leave according […]

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New CDC guidelines expected to impact district's state assessment protocols

Impact of new CDC guidance on schools, graduation ceremonies

May 14, 2021 – Recently released guidance from the CDC advises that fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.  Individuals must, however, comply with private or local agency rules regarding facial coverings.  How does this impact Duval County Public Schools? First, while some district students, age 16 and over, have […]

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