Regarding yesterday’s mask update:
Masking protocols outlined in Executive Order No. 175, which are aligned with current CDC recommendations, remain in place. The Order includes an exception to masking requirements outdoors during periods of extreme heat.
Additionally, the Order includes an exception to masking protocols in situations where wearing a mask would inhibit an individual’s health. Please be advised that the Governor has clarified that this indoor masking exception can be applied when a district, at its discretion, decides that a period of extreme heat warrants students and staff to remove their masks while indoors to protect individual health. Students who are in an air-conditioned classroom should still wear a mask.
As always, unvaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to continue wearing masks while participating in activities that include sustained contact with others, or when in a crowded setting.