Tag: mitigation

By Stefanie Jackson – The Accomack school board approved Tuesday night a plan for students to return to school in person five days a week this September, with COVID-19 mitigation strategies in place. Chairman Paul Bull noted that “we’re approving a concept” and the back-to-school plan may change in the...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam said on Thursday that cases of COVID-19 and related hospitalizations are down, but with the COVID-19 case positivity rate holding at about 10%, Virginians must continue practicing social distancing, wearing face coverings, and washing their hands often, including those who have received...
By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack County Public Schools amended its COVID-19 mitigation plan Tuesday night due to COVID-19 policy changes at the federal and state levels. Tonya Martin, coordinator of school health services, said the CDC has changed its definition of “close contact” to being within six feet of another...