By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In East Mount Airy, Emlen Elementary reopened on Friday after pausing in-person learning for ten days due to a COVID outbreak. Eight cases had been identified since Sept. 14.

Emlen Elementary Resumed In-Person Learning After 10 Days Following COVID-19 Outbreak

The Philadelphia Health Department recommended that Emlen close the building until Friday, Sept. 24.

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Earlier this week, the Health Department posted relaxed guidance for school closures.

It also recommended weekly testing for unvaccinated children, if possible.

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