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.
The Philadelphia Health Department recommended that Emlen close the building until Friday, Sept. 24.READ MORE: Maurice Hill, Man Accused Of Shooting 6 Philadelphia Police Officers During 2019 Standoff, To Begin Trial Monday
Earlier this week, the Health Department posted relaxed guidance for school closures.
It also recommended weekly testing for unvaccinated children, if possible.READ MORE: Shooting Inside Lancaster's Park City Center Mall Leaves Some Employees Feeling 'Not Exactly Safe'
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