Recent Guidance From DESE

On 8/19/2020 an updated Joint Memo from DPH and DESE Clarifying Key Health and Safety Requirements for Schools was distributed to District Leaders. Also distributed on 8/19/2020 was final EOHHS School Health Regulation Guidance. This guidance includes the requirement for all students from Pre-K through Grade 12 to get a flu immunization by December 31, 2020. On 8/20/2020, the DESE released guidance that allowed for a Mobile Testing Unit to be sent to school districts that were experiencing an outbreak of cases.