On August 31, 2021, the Acting Secretary of Health issued a mandatory face-covering order effective September 7, 2021 for all Pennsylvania schools in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect and maintain in-person learning. Full details of the Order can be found here.”
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) plan have aligned practices and policies for safely operating schools with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH) in collaboration with Montgomery County Superintendents have developed recommendations for the Montgomery County School community to prevent disease transmission in the school environment.
- 2021-2022 School Year: Montgomery County COVID-19 School Guidance
- For data on school district level of community transmission please visit the Montgomery County COVID-19 Data HUB. School district level of community transmission will be updated on the COVID-19 HUB on Wednesday.
- MCOPH Public Health Advisory: Updated Interpretation of CLIA-Certified Point of Care Antigen Test
COVID-19 School Exclusion Chart (English) (Updated 10/13/2021)
COVID-19 Reporting to the Montgomery County Office
of Public Health
For the 2021-2022 school year, the MCOPH will be implementing electronic reporting of Covid-19 cases associated with K-12 schools. Updates to this process will be made available soon.
Please report positive cases to MCSchoolsCovid19@montcopa.org.