IDPH Updated School Guidance
An updated version of the Public Health School Guidance, FAQ and Exclusion Protocols (with new flowcharts) are now posted on ISBE’s website, with updates underway to IDPH’s website. These align with EO 2021-24 and amendments to the Communicable Disease Code.
Revised Public Health Guidance for Schools, 1/11/2022
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) are issuing revised guidance to incorporate updates regarding quarantine and isolation recommendations as issued January 4, 2022, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC clarified that these recommendations apply to K-12 Schools and on January 6, 2022, released school-specific guidance.