2022 Uncodified Acts

2022 Virginia Uncodified Acts
8/16/2022

CHAPTER 692

An Act to direct the Department of Education to recommend options for isolation and quarantine for students and employees at public schools who contract or are exposed to COVID-19 and develop and recommend guidelines for such schools for use as an alternative to quarantine.

[S 431]

Approved April 11, 2022

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Education, in collaboration with the Department of Health, shall (i) recommend options for isolation and quarantine for students and employees at public schools who contract or are exposed to COVID-19 and (ii) develop guidelines for such schools and recommend such guidelines for use as an alternative to quarantine. All guidelines established pursuant to this act shall be immediately distributed to local school boards and shall reflect the most updated recommendations to limit the amount of time out of the classroom, including options for no quarantine, as recommended for asymptomatic individuals.