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PCPS Installing Desk Shields in Elementary Classrooms

Polk County Public Schools has begun installing desk shields at elementary schools throughout the district. The clear plastic shields are…

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PCPS Updates COVID-19 Quarantine Policy

Polk County Public Schools is changing our quarantine policy due to a new emergency order by the Florida Surgeon General.…

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PCPS COVID-19 Dashboard Goes Live

Polk County Public Schools has developed a COVID-19 data dashboard providing the most current information available on how the pandemic…

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PCPS Releases Preliminary COVID-19 Case Data (Updated Aug. 19)

UPDATE (Aug. 19): New COVID-19 data has been posted at the link below. PCPS has also added quarantine data with…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for Aug. 17 at Bryant Stadium

The Florida Department of Health in Polk County will conduct a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Aug. 17 at Bryant Stadium.…

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COVID-19 Testing Sites Available In Polk County

You can find COVID-19 testing sites in your area by visiting https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/testing-sites/. The website includes a Testing Locator where you…

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An Important Update on School Orientations for Friday, Aug. 6

Dear PCPS families, Earlier today we issued a message to all schools asking them to review their plans for tomorrow’s…

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PCPS and Educator Union Reach Agreement on COVID-Related Issues for 2021-22

Polk County Public Schools and the Polk Education Association reached an agreement on Monday, covering a variety of COVID-related issues…

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PCPS Announces COVID-19 Procedures for 2021-22

Polk County Public Schools will continue to use additional safety protocols to help protect students and staff against the spread…

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An Update on Face Coverings/Masks for 2021-22

Face coverings and masks will remain optional for PCPS students and staff during the 2021-22 school year, as previously decided…

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