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Posted on 10/01/2021
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As we have throughout the pandemic, Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS) continues to follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), our local health officials, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. For information on face covering recommendations and our community's current transmission level, please click here

In addition, face coverings are optional on school buses. You can find more information at:

We will continue to monitor any changes in the guidance from the CDC and the VDH, and will communicate if we need to adjust our mitigation strategies. 

Past Updates

Click here to view past updates about COVID-19 procedures.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Click here for information about vaccine opportunities for students ages 5 and up!

COVID-19 Testing
Click here for information from the Virginia Department of Health about COVID-19 testing locations and appointments.

Mitigation Strategies
Click here for information about RCPS' mitigation strategies, including cleaning and ventilation.

Quarantine Protocols
Questions about what to do if a student or staff member has symptoms of COVID-19 or has been exposed? Click here to access information from the Virginia Department of Health if you were exposed to COVID-19.

Family Resources

Click here to access information and resources for families about COVID-19.

Health Plan (Infectious Disease (COVID-19) Preparedness and Response Plan)
The Return to School Health Plan is now referred to as the Infectious Disease (COVID-19) Preparedness and Response Plan, per the Department of Labor and Industry. Please click below to download the current plan.

RCPS Health Plan 7-25-22.docx
RCPS Health Plan 7-25-22.pdf

Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services

Click here to view more information on our plan for safe return to in-person instruction as well as continuity of services.

Information on Monkeypox

The Virginia Department of Health provides the public with information regarding Monkeypox. Click here for more information.  

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