Science is US on WJCT News First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross (Part II)
When a Florida Department of Health rule went into effect in the state that allowed parents to make the decision on whether their child can attend school after being exposed to Covid or to follow the CDC guidelines and quarantine, many public health experts were concerned because the rule didn’t follow the science. “We need public policies in place that follow the evidence, that are consistent with science and that make it easier for parents to do the right thing,” says Rachel Kerestes, executive director of Science is US during a live broadcast interview on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross.
Editor’s Note: “Easing COVID Restrictions In Florida Schools; Project Boots; TEDxJax; JME Picks”, was published on September 23, 2021 by WJCT Production Intern Patrick Cantin. A recording of this segment is available here.