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Colorado school districts roll back COVID-19 protocols

A discarded single-use face mask lies crumpled up on the ground.
Jackie Hai

As local public health officials end mask mandates across the state, many school districts are following suit. Many districts are also stopping COVID-19 contact-tracing policies. Last week, health officials said that schools could soon treat the virus as a routine disease, like flu or norovirus.

Erica Meltzer is bureau chief at Chalkbeat Colorado. She has been following changing COVID-19 protocols in schools, and joins us for an update on the approaches Colorado districts are taking.

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