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No mask mandate at Hurley school

HURLEY — The Hurley School Board modified its back-to-school policy concerning coronavirus contact quarantines on Monday, but will continue optional rather than mandated face coverings to start the fall semester.

The school board 5-0 approved adopting the current recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding close contact with persons exposed to COVID-19 positive persons.

Going forward, the policy requires vaccinated individuals to be monitored for symptoms and tested in three to five days after exposure, according to the policy. An exposed student or staff member...

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