CDC says it’s OK for kids to return to in-person classes

(The Center Square) – The Center for Disease Control updated federal COVID guidance Friday with several major changes as schools around the country grapple with policies for students’ return in the fall. The CDC urged schools to allow students to return to

Find out what Joe Biden said in Atlanta on Friday

President Joe Biden swung through Atlanta Friday in his first trip to Georgia since winning the 2020 election to show support for the Asian American community after this week’s mass shootings at local spas and to tout the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 federal

CDC Study of Marietta schools says teachers should be vaccinated

A CDC study of COVID cases in Marietta City Schools, whose results were published Monday, found that educators played a major role in recent school outbreaks there. The researchers concluded that vaccinations of teachers, along with school mitigation measures, “is a critical

Here are the CDC’s new guidelines for schools

WASHINGTON—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released updated guidance to provide educators a science-based plan for reopening K-12 schools. The agency said it cannot force schools to reopen but can only stress that steps such as wearing masks and physical distancing

CDC warns of ‘distressing’ coronavirus trend as weather cools

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doctor says the nation is experiencing a “distressing trend” with COVID-19 cases increasing in nearly 75% of the country. Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases Dr. Jay Butler stressed Wednesday the importance of people following public

CDC says no to trick-or-treating

The CDC released its guidelines for how to celebrate Halloween amid a global pandemic, and those recommendations are not going to be popular among many kids and parents. The agency says families should avoid door-to-door trick-or-treating, trunk-or-treat events, indoor costume parties, indoor