Richardson ISD plans to begin making the weekly COVID-19 updates provided to board of trustees available to the public.Superintendent Jeannie Stone said the weekly updates will be made available on the district website beginning Oct. 11. No action was taken on the district’s ongoing mask mandate or its health and safety protocols following a more than two-hour COVID-19 update during the board’s Oct. 4 meeting.

During an emergency meeting Sept. 3, trustees said district guidelines would be revisited no later than Oct. 4. During that meeting, the board voted unanimously to support the superintendent’s COVID-19 mitigation plan following the decision to close RISD’s Brentfield Elementary School in Dallas for 10 days.

Since then, the district’s COVID-19 outlook has improved, RISD Director of Health Services Ashley Jones said during the Oct. 4 meeting.

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