In light of the updated recommendations provided by Johnson County Health and Environment on July 16, 2021, we write to share that all Johnson County School Districts will maintain that masks are optional. As stated in previous communications, face coverings in USD 231 will be highly encouraged, but not required, for staff, students and visitors.
As a reminder of the information shared with families on June 8, 2021, the following are our mitigation protocols:
Masks will not be mandated but will be highly encouraged inside USD 231 buildings for those individuals who have not been fully vaccinated;.
Masks are optional for fully vaccinated individuals.
Masks are optional for all students and staff (vaccinated or not) during outdoor activities.
Visitors will be allowed on campus according to standard visiting rules.
Staff and students will continue to be expected to wash their hands frequently throughout the day.
District cleaning and maintenance procedures will continue to follow enhanced sanitization protocols.
Parents and employees will continue to be required to report confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 to the building administration or their supervisor.
Staff and students with a confirmed case of COVID-19 must quarantine according to the most recent JCDHE guidance.
Parents and employees will continue to be notified if they or their children have been exposed (low, moderate or high-risk exposure).
The district remains committed to making health and safety a priority. Look for more information about mitigation efforts prior to the start of the school year.
For additional mitigation measures, click HERE.
Thank you for your continued support!