K-12 schools have been hit by cases of novel coronavirus, and it’s likely more will appear. Children, so far, have not been severely affected, but scientists are still working to understand how they might contribute to the disease spreading to more vulnerable populations. If coronavirus emerges in your community, here are six critical steps to follow as you make decisions about whether to close a school, how to communicate, and what guidance you can rely on from local and state public health authorities.
Additional Coverage: Coronavirus and Schools
Reporting by: Mark Lieberman
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