The Center for Disease Control's new guidance will not impact Oregon schools for the 2020-2021 school year.
Yesterday, May 13, 2021, the CDC released new guidance related to fully vaccinated individuals and the use of face coverings and physical distancing.
Governor Brown followed the CDC's announcement with her own statement on how this new guidance will be implemented in Oregon. In her statement she shared, "Nothing is changing for schools this school year, and I expect education staff and students to continue to wear masks and physically distance, as outlined in our Ready Schools, Safe Learners guidance." This also applies to all other individuals on school campuses, including but not limited to: family members, volunteers, visitors, SROs, and other partners.
As the La Grande School District learns more, updates will be provided to students, staff, community members and stakeholders.