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Covid Safety Guidelines

The Cabarrus County School System will require masks for students and staff to begin the 2021-2022 school year. The most updated COVID-19 school safety guidelines are listed below for reference.


Effective Immediately:


  • All board members, visitors to school buildings, staff, and children in grades PreK-12 shall wear masks indoors, including school and activity buses, unless actively eating
  • Children should maintain 3 feet social distancing to the fullest extent possible
  • Children will be allowed mask breaks throughout the day
  • A medical exemption may be applied for due to an issue that is exacerbated by COVID-19
  • Staff shall socially distance at least 6 feet to the fullest extent possible
  • CCS will follow the recommendations outlined in the Department of Health and Human Services StrongSchoolsNC Public Health Toolkit for isolation and quarantines


This matter will be addressed at the next business meeting by the school board with guidance from the COVID-19 Task Force and recommendation by the Superintendent.