To help ease the strain of surging COVID cases, officials are considering letting some inmates go home on work release.
Health care professionals want to make sure the COVID patients who most need the medications will get them.
Some districts move to remote learning as another reports more than 700 student absences in one day.
Precautions remain the same: wash your hands, wear a mask, get vaccinated, avoid crowds.
The situation is worsened by staffing issues caused by hospital personnel getting sick.