Pandemic Protocols

The updated Guidance for Schools was released on January 8, 2021. All Maryland public and nonpublic schools must follow the COVID-19 Guidance Schools document. This document, written by members of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), details protocols for COVID-19 spread prevention in schools. AACS follows all current orders and guidelines from the State of Maryland, the MDH, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health (AACDOH), and the MSDE.

The following Q&A is adapted from the Guidance for Schools document, as well as the school's current pandemic protocols, which reflect best practices supported by federal, state, and local health and education organizations.  The first three questions contain changes about quarantine length, effective immediately.

MARYLAND TESTING LOCATIONS

MDH COVID LINK

CDC POSITIVITY RATE BY STATE

CDC CASE RATE BY STATE