//Santa Clara County Officials to Announce Guidance to Safely Reopen Schools

Santa Clara County Officials to Announce Guidance to Safely Reopen Schools

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Dr. Sara Cody, Health Officer and Director County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, spoke to journalists about the third case of COVID-19 virus in Santa Clara County which isnt related to any other cases, and emphasized practical measures to be taken to reduce widespread community transmission, at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California on Friday February 28, 2020. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

“>a group of people standing on a sidewalk: Dr. Sara Cody, Health Officer and Director County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, spoke to journalists about the third case of COVID-19 virus in Santa Clara County which isnt related to any other cases, and emphasized practical measures to be taken to reduce widespread community transmission, at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California on Friday February 28, 2020. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images) © The Washington Post via Getty Im

Dr. Sara Cody, Health Officer and Director County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, spoke to journalists about the third case of COVID-19 virus in Santa Clara County which isnt related to any other cases, and emphasized practical measures to be taken to reduce widespread community transmission, at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California on Friday February 28, 2020. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Santa Clara County officials are expected to announce new guidelines Tuesday to safely reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

The county’s health and education departments will provide details regarding requirements for local public and private schools to prepare for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The announcement will be made during a press conference at 3:30 p.m. by the County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors President, Cindy Chavez, Board of Supervisor official Dave Cortese, County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Ann Dewan and County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody.

You can watch the press conference on the video player above.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.