Omicron isn’t changing MSD plans for new year

MEDFORD, Ore. — Despite the surge in Omicron cases, the Medford School District says its plans remain unchanged when school returns Monday. On Wednesday, the district said it hasn’t received any new guidance from the state. Therefore their policies and requirements will stay the same.

MSD said it will continue to require masks and distancing. Any new guidance will come from state health and education officials.

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