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School Cases and Outbreaks - Mississippi State Department of …

Details: Mississippi K-12 schools make weekly reports of cases among students, teachers and staff, number of outbreaks, and teachers and students under quarantine as a result of COVID-19 exposure. An outbreak in a school setting is defined as 3 or more individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 in the same group within a 14-day period.

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Relaxed COVID policies for new school year - Mississippi Today

Details: 15K. 20K. 2021. 2022. Policies vary from district to district, but most appear to be relaxing or maintaining relaxed COVID safety protocols for the upcoming school year, which begins for most districts in early August. Greg Ellis, spokesperson for the Tupelo School District, said the district is generally continuing to follow its 2021-2022 plan

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Coronavirus COVID-19 - Mississippi State Department of Health

Details: General InformationCovid-19 in MississippiCounty Activity LevelsMississippi Covid-19 Data ChartsCovid-19 Data ReportsU.S. and World Cases Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline (Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sat, 8 a.m.–noon): 877-978-6453Homebound persons: For assistance with COVID-19 vaccination, send e-mail to [email protected] overview, questions and answers, and resources in other languagesSee more on msdh.ms.govNews about Mississippi Schools COVID bing.com/newsAs school revs up, this is what public and private schools are saying about COVID, monkeypoxThe Clarion-Le… · 10dIndependent schools ask to join Mississippi court case to defend COVID relief grants for school …An association representing 125 schools and 45,000 students in Mississippi is urging a state judge to allow …

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Mississippi schools to set own COVID policies as cases surge

Details: Without statewide orders, Mississippi schools to set their own COVID policies as cases surge. by Kate Royals and Julia James July 15, 2021. Credit: Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today. As infections continue to increase and in some cases hospitalize children, Mississippi schools are grappling with what COVID-19 restrictions, if any, should be

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How will Mississippi schools report COVID-19 cases and outbreaks …

Details: Aug. 5—Mississippi schools will once again be required to report COVID-19 cases and quarantine numbers among students and staff to the state health department in the 2021-22 school year.

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School-Based COVID-19 Testing Initiative - Mississippi State …

Details: School-Based COVID-19 Testing Initiative. The Mississippi State Department of Health, with the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), is supporting voluntary testing for COVID-19 in kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) school settings. The goal of this program is to slow the spread of COVID-19 in these settings and to maintain in

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COVID-19 in Mississippi schools: Over 2K students test positive

Details: 0:40. COVID-19 cases among students saw a decline last week, with 2,248 Mississippi school children testing positive for the coronavirus . The week prior, 5,668 school children tested positive

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Some Mississippi school districts adjust COVID-19 protocols as

Details: JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - This week, students and teachers are heading back to the classroom as COVID-19 cases climb across the state. Some school districts are adjusting their COVID-19 protocols, while others are continuing with the measures they already have in place. We checked in with the Jackson, Madison County, and Clinton school districts.

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Mississippi has recorded COVID cases in schools in 71 of 82 counties

Details: In Mississippi, 71 of 82 counties have reported positive cases of the novel coronavirus within schools, according to state health officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs. Sat, Jul 23, 2022 LOGIN Subscribe for $1

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Data: Which Mississippi school districts are requiring masks?

Details: View our Data Dive showing the current requirements on masks and face coverings from school districts in Mississippi’s K-12 institutions for the 2021-2022 school year. FAQ: COVID-19 and Mississippi schools. by Mississippi Today, Kate Royals and Molly Minta July 30, 2021 August 24, 2021.

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Mississippi schools given option to return to hybrid learning as …

Details: Nearly 20,000 schoolchildren across Mississippi are now in quarantine due to COVID-19 outbreaks in their schools, State Epidemiologist Paul …

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Over 20,000 Mississippi students in Covid quarantine after first …

Details: Widespread Covid outbreaks across Mississippi force students, teachers to quarantine after start of school. 03:41. Aug. 18, 2021, 2:17 PM PDT. By Antonio Planas. More than 20,000 students in

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COVID-19 in Mississippi schools: Over 10K students tested positive

Details: Of 728 schools reporting from 74 of Mississippi's 82 counties, there were 10,266 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi students statewide from Jan. 17 to 21 and 20,157 in quarantine, according to the

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Doctor encourages Mississippi schools to have COVID-19 safety …

Details: Doctors advised that all students get vaccinated before the start of the school year to stay protected. In Mississippi, COVID-19 vaccines are available at …

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Independent schools ask to join Mississippi court case to defend …

Details: 1 day ago · JACKSON, Miss. (Aug. 12, 2022) – An association representing 125 schools and 45,000 students in Mississippi is urging a state judge to …

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Mississippi public and private schools talk about COVID, monkeypox

Details: A year ago, COVID-19 was the prevailing conversation people had as children throughout Mississippi were preparing to return to school. As school is revving back up this week in the Magnolia State

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15 Percent of Mississippi's K-12 Students Quarantined Due to

Details: By Daniel Villarreal On 8/25/21 at 6:47 PM EDT. U.S. Mississippi Schools. About 15 percent of Mississippi's entire K-12 student body has been quarantined due to possible COVID-19 exposure. About

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Several Mississippi school districts closed due to COVID-19 cases

Details: COVID-19 and schools:Nearly 4,000 Mississippi students out of schools with COVID-19 infections. Heather Lenard, public information officer for the school district, said 120 staff members were out

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15 percent of Mississippi K-12 students quarantined since start of

Details: Getty Images. About 15 percent of all Mississippi K-12 students have already faced quarantine this school year, either for testing positive for COVID-19 or due to known exposures, Mississippi Free

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Over 20,000 Mississippi students under quarantine after 1st week …

Details: Some schools reopened last week, and so far 4,521 students have tested positive for COVID-19 and 20,334 have been quarantined due to exposure -- about 5% of the state's public school students

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Many Mississippi students, teachers in COVID-19 quarantine Jan.

Details: Of 678 schools reporting from 71 of Mississippi's 82 counties, there were 9,642 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi students statewide from Jan. 10 to 14 and 23,000 in quarantine, according to the

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Nearly 1K Mississippi students test positive for COVID-19 after …

Details: JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released its weekly report on COVID-19 cases in K-12 schools in the state. The data showed nearly 1,000 students tested

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Pediatrician issues warning as more MS kids get COVID

Details: And the data bears that out. A Mississippi Today analysis last week shows an 830% increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in children for the first two weeks of school in 2021 compared to the first two weeks this data was reported last August. Children’s of Mississippi saw its largest number of children hospitalized with suspected or

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About 20,000 Mississippi students in quarantine for COVID-19

Details: JACKSON — A top Mississippi health official said Tuesday that about 20,000 students are currently quarantined for COVID-19 exposure in the state — 4.5% of the public school population

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Lessons Learned From Reopening a Mississippi School During COVID

Details: Meanwhile, Mississippi went from seeing less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases per day in early July to approximately 2,000 each day in December. Even with the increase in COVID-19 rates statewide

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Gov. says priority is to keep kids in school as COVID-19 surges

Details: Thirty-two of the deaths occurred between Aug. 8 and Aug. 19. The other 22 happened between April 29 and Aug. 14 and were identified from death certificate reports, MSDH officials said. Meanwhile, Gov. Tate Reeves said he’s doing what’s necessary to keep children in Mississippi schools as the spread of COVID-19 continues throughout the state.

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Mississippi lifts all COVID-19 restrictions except masks in schools

Details: — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has lifted all of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions except one. Masks are still required to be worn by everyone inside a …

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Teacher union calls for Mississippi school mask mandate

Details: The state’s teachers union is calling on Gov. Tate Reeves to mandate masks in schools in the fall. The Mississippi Association of Educators cited the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the state’s low vaccination rate and reports of children with the virus in the intensive care unit in a letter to Reeves on Monday.. Reeves said recently he will not be issuing any mask …

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Mississippi school districts monitor reopening plans as COVID

Details: JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – School district leaders are monitoring their reopening plans for the upcoming school year as COVID-19 cases to increase in Mississippi. The Clinton Public School Distr…

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Stone Co. parents frustrated with lack of answers after school …

Details: Three schools in South Mississippi will be closed for two weeks due to COVID outbreaks only a week into the new school year. By WLOX Staff Published : Aug. 11, 2021 at 1:10 PM CDT Updated : Aug

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Mississippi schools given OK to use hybrid scheduling

Details: JACKSON, Miss. —. Mississippi school districts have been given the OK to use hybrid scheduling to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Mississippi State Board of Education approved the move Thursday in response to the current surge of the virus. The hybrid scheduling option runs through March 11. Advertisement.

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122 quarantined in Mississippi school district over COVID-19

Details: At least 122 people in one Mississippi school district have been told to self-quarantine for 14 days after several students tested positive for COVID-19 less than two weeks after the return of in

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MDE Communications - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mississippi …

Details: Contact Information. 239 N. Lamar Street Suite 207 Jackson, MS 39201. 601.359.9199. Email: [email protected]

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Mississippi student test scores decline in math, English

Details: “The disruption and stress caused by COVID-19 has had an impact on student performance in every state in the country,” said Carey Wright, Mississippi’s state superintendent of education. Though overall scores decreased, student performance did not drop in every grade, subject and school in Mississippi. Ocean Springs School District

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Schools and Childcare Programs COVID-19 CDC

Details: Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention. Strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and maintain safe operations in schools, child care programs, and institutions of higher education. Updated K-12 Schools, ECE, and Child Care Programs. Colleges, Universities, and Higher Learning.

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245 Mississippi teachers, 199 students test positive for COVID-19

Details: State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said Monday that 71 of Mississippi's 82 counties have reported COVID-19 cases in schools. Dobbs said 245 Mississippi teachers and 199 students have tested positive for coronavirus. He said 2,035 students and 589 teachers are quarantined because they were exposed to someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19.

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