Middlebury schools no longer contact tracing, requiring quarantines

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – Middlebury Community Schools announced updates to its COVID-19 policies, including a decision to stop contact tracing.

The decision follows changes the Indiana Department of Health made to COVID-19 policies in K-12 schools, which go into effect on Wednesday.

The school corporation will also no longer quarantine close contacts.

Students and staff who test positive for COVID-19 are expected to isolate for five days and can return to school on day six. Those who test positive are encouraged to wear a mask at school on days six through 10.  

Middlebury Schools have not required masks since December.

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