EP School Dist. cheerleading team quarantining after COVID-19 case

EAGLE POINT, Ore. —The Eagle Point School District says its entire high school cheerleading team is on the sidelines. They’re quarantining after a Covid case, that could have all been avoided.

According to ODE guidelines, the district says that mask-wearing isn’t required for after-school activities.  The district says if the team was wearing masks, the team would not need to quarantine.

A mask needs to be worn over your mouth and nose to be considered “on properly,” according to the district.

It hopes this is a lesson to others, that mask-wearing drastically reduces quarantine numbers.

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Jenna King
NBC5 News Reporter Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O, she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through interning with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors, or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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