Conn. (WTNH) — In preparation for the start of the new school year, the CDC this month updated its COVID-19 prevention guidelines for PreK-12 schools.

The guidelines are different from last year and focused on keeping children in school as much as possible.
There is a lot that parents and school officials should know.

Dr. Sten Vermund, Professor of Public Health and Pediatrics at the Yale School of Public Health, explained the guidelines to News 8.

Watch the full interview in the video above