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Monkey pox concerns on campus: Colleges offer guidance and protocols

As the hustle and bustle of campus life picks up at area schools, viruses are still a problem students must contend with. After two and a half years of COVID-19, monkeypox could also be a problem. “Just because it doesn’t spread as easily as COVID doesn’t mean it’s talked about,” said Jules Stureman, a Boston …

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CDC offers monkeypox advice to schools and daycares

The CDC issues guidelines for daycares and schools to prevent transmission of monkeypox. The agency advises washing hands regularly, disinfecting shared surfaces and objects, and asking children, staff and volunteers to stay home when sick. The risk of children and teens developing monkeypox is low, according to the CDC. Schools, daycares and other facilities caring …

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