TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County Public Schools is the latest district to announce vaccine requirements for high school student-athletes.

Beginning Nov. 24, the district will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for students participating in winter or spring sports.

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Officials said weekly testing is also an option.

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BCPS’s decision follows other districts in the area including Baltimore City, Anne Arundel and Howard Counties.

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For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

CBS Baltimore Staff