TO: School Nurses
FROM: Daniel M. French, Ed.D., Secretary of Education; Mark A. Levine, M.D., Commissioner of Health
SUBJECT: COVID-19 School Sickness Policy Considerations and Testing in Fall 2022
DATE: August 10, 2022
The Vermont Agency of Education and the Department of Health issued a joint memo to school nurses today for the opening of school relative to COVID-19. This memo provides school nurses considerations for how to manage symptomatic individuals, recommendations for testing, and suggestions on communication strategies, including the need to work closely with local medical practices. Read the full COVID-19 School Sickness Policy Considerations and Testing in Fall 2022.