Diocese of Baton Rouge reconsiders COVID-19 policy

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A day after announcing COVID-19 policies for Catholic schools, the Diocese of Baton Rouge has reconsidered a few of its policies.

In a letter from the Office of the Bishop, clarifications were made about the COVID-19 protocols:

  • Masks will be optional
  • No requirement to prove vaccination status
  • Field trips and elementary sports programs will be resumed
  • Daily temperature checks will be eliminated
  • Guidance will be reexamined regarding other protocols including quarantine and physical distancing

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