INDIANAPOLIS — Students in first through 12th grades can return to in-person learning on Jan. 4, 2021, Marion County Public Health Department Director announced Thursday.
In order to return to school, the following requirements must be met:
- Students and staff must be able to social distance
- Students in grades 3rd above and all staff members must wear masks
- Parents, students, and teachers are recommended to avoid non-essential travel and contact outside of their household 10 days before they return to school
The decision to return to in-person learning earlier came after the health department requested more data from the schools, Caine said.
You can view the data presented below:
Caine also announced group homes will require a negative COVID-19 test at least 72 hours before indoor visitation can be allowed.
The announcement was made during a press conference with Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett.
You can watch it below: