For some parents in the Kansas City metro, following the continuous release of back-to-school recommendations has been a challenge.
KC-area parents concerned amid back-to-school guidance
AS WE'VE MENTIONED...THE GUIDANCE ON MASKSAND SCHOOLS IS ACONFUSING ISSUE.ONE THAT IS CAUSINGSOME ANXIETY FORPARENTS AS THEYPREPARE TO SEND THEIRCHILDREN BACK TOSCHOOL.KSHB 41 NEWS REPORTERLESLIE DELASBOURTALKED TO PARENTS WHOSHARED THEIRFRUSTRATION AS THEYSEARCH FOR ANSWERS...1:PARENTS IN KANSAS CIWE TALKED WITH TODAYSAY IT'S A CHALLENGE TOFOLLOW THE DIFFERENTNEWLY RELEASEDRECOMMENDATIONS ONLYWANTING TO FIGURE OUTWHATS THE SAFEST WAYFOR THEIR KIDS TO GET ANEDUCATION THIS FALLNaunna Delgado - Walton, Mom of2The recommendations are notthe same and it's hard tounderstand why it's not, itherearsech is there then why arethe recommendations sodifferentFRUSTRATED, ANCONCERNED BEFORE THESCHOOL YEARNAUNNA DELGADO -WALTON HAS 2 KIDSONISE VACCINATED, ANDONE WHO IS 11 ANDINELIGIBLE FOR A VACCINEBOTH ATTEND THSAESCHO .OLEND THSAENaunna Delgado - Walton, Mom of2So when you go to a schoolwho has children who a arewho are not that makes thedecision very very hard,especially if they are not splup.
If the junior high is 6th7thand 8th the you have 1/3 oyour class that's notvaccinatedHER 14 YEAR OLD IS AINCOMING FRESHMANAND DID NOT EXPECT TOSEE MASKS IN THEHALLWAYS THIS YEARIsobel Delgado - Walton //IncomingfreshmanI think its annoyingut I thinkits safer.
If they tell us ntowhere masks ill portably stillwear mine, especially havingpeople that are at home thatare at risk I think its thesmartthing to doBUT LAURA PAYNE MOAOF 2 ELEMENTARYSCHOOLED KIDSINELIGIBLE TO GETVACCINATED -- DID EXPECTTO SEE MORE MASKS INSCHOOLLaura Payne // Mom of 2 - bothineligible to get vaccinated atthistimeIt less confusing for mebecause it doesn't feel liketheres a lot of nuance involvedbecause so few of the kids aeven eligible to have thatvaccinyeeAND AS MORERECOMMENDATIONSCONTINUE TO CHGEPAYNE AND DELGADO SAYIT'S IMPORTANT TO DOWHATS BEST FOR YOURFAMILYLaura Payne // Mom o2 f - bothineligible to get vaccined atthistimeIm going to count on mychildren.
Im going to countyour children im going to counton the teachers and theschools to make keeping eachotheher althy and safe apriority and just hope that ourcommunity can come togetr heinstead of being adversarialNaunna Delgado - Walton // Momof2It is overwhelming and we areputting ouR trust in thechooldistrict to make that decisiond to follow all of thoserecommendations that acoming outIN KANSAS CITY LESLIEDELASBOUR KS 41NE