- August 25, 2021
School District of Manatee County families will have new COVID-19 quarantine protocols to follow.
After receiving guidelines from the Florida Department of Health-Manatee and the Florida Department of Education Aug. 6, the School Board of Manatee County discussed the new protocols during a special meeting Aug. 9.
Students who are symptomatic or test positive for COVID-19 should not attend school until:
Students who are exposed to COVID-19 should not return to school until:
Students who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the previous 90 days of coming in direct contact with a COVID-19 positive individual and become symptomatic should follow the same procedures as students who are symptomatic or test positive for COVID-19.
The board also decided to continue with its current mask policy, which states masks are not mandatory.