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Hilda: “If my child gets exposed to COVID-19 at school, does that mean I can’t go to work?”
“As with everyone else, contacts of a contact don’t need to self-isolate,” said provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry in a statement provided by the Ministry of Health.
“They should, of course, monitor themselves and ensure they maintain their safe distances, hand hygiene, mask wearing and reduced contacts.”
But if a child gets COVID-19, their parents would then be “close contacts” and would need to self-isolate, Henry said.
She said the rules for public school students and parents are “no different” than those for the rest of the province.
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