COVID-19 Information → Quarantine and Contact Tracing
NOTE: MCPS, at the advisement of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), follows Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for masking, isolation and quarantine.
Beginning March 1, MCPS will be moving from a 10-day isolation and quarantine period for students to a 5-day isolation. if certain health conditions are met. This aligns with our requirements for staff, and the recommendations of the CDC, Maryland Department of Health and our local DHHS. Isolation – Students who test positive for COVID-19 must isolate for 5 days.