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Clay County school district announces 5 changes to school buses

Clay County students head back to class Aug. 25

There will be a hand sanitizer station right at the first stair inside the bus.
There will be a hand sanitizer station right at the first stair inside the bus. (Clay County District Schools)

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – Clay County District Schools on Monday released guidelines for school buses when students head back to class Aug. 25 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In a video, Derald Sweatt, transportation director for the school district, outlined five changes that the district has made to keep students and employees safe.

  1. Masks will be required at all times on the bus. The bus driver will be providing masks to students who forget to bring them.
  2. A hand sanitizer station will be located at the front of the bus.
  3. The bus will be loaded back to front to limit interaction.
  4. The two front seats on both sides of the bus will not be occupied to give drivers 6 feet of protection.
  5. All buses will be cleaned nightly with a sanitizer sprayer.
Transportation Update

Transportation Update | The CCDS Transportation Department is working hard to prepare for the new school year and to keep everyone safe! Check out the protocols and procedures that are now in place for bus riders and drivers from our Director of Transportation.

Posted by One Clay on Monday, August 17, 2020