Vaccine and Mask Mandates Considered by Pocahontas BOE

School Nurse Jenny Friel told the board that most of the COVID attendance problems in the schools are due to quarantined staff and students rather then actual active COVID cases, adding that in the entire school system there are only six actual active cases among both staff and students.

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Pocahontas BOE Rejects Mask Mandates in School – Again

School Nurse Jenny Friel told the board that there are currently ten positive cases of COVID-19 among staff and/or students in the school system spread out among three of the five schools, but contact tracing shows that each of these positive cases was caused by out-of-school contacts and that no one has become infected from contacts inside the schools.

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