Florida makes quarantine optional for exposed students

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A day after taking the job Florida's newly appointed Surgeon General signed new coronavirus rules governor Ron DeSantis appointed Dr Joseph let down below he says the new rules allow parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for intervening healthy students is incredibly damaging for their educational advancement it's also incredibly disruptive for families with CDC recommends a student should quarantine for fourteen days if they are unvaccinated it can be shortened to seven days by testing negative in Florida we are going to be following a symptoms based approach if somebody is symptomatic of course they stay home on changed our rules allowing schools in Florida to adopt mask mandates as long as students can opt out I'm a Donahue

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