Group of pediatricians pleads for increased safety measures in DeSoto County schools

Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 9:40 PM CDT
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DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - A group of Mid-South pediatricians is pleading for DeSoto County Schools to increase COVID-19 safety measures.

In an open letter to the school board, the doctors urge the district to follow national recommendations to protect children, including universal masking, COVID-19 testing, and panel discussions with parents, teachers, and students about the risks and benefits of the vaccine.

Read the full letter here.

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