By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Public Schools students may soon take off their masks.
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Board members will consider ending the district’s masking mandate later this month.
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The proposal would update the district’s health and safety plan to make mask wearing optional. However, it will only happen if community-level COVID is moderate or low. Allegheny County is currently at a low.
After the CDC changed its mask guidelines in late February, many schools decided to opt for face coverings.
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Statewide, mask-wearing in schools has not been required since the state’s Supreme Court overturned the Wolf administration’s mandate in December.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/03/14/pittsburgh-public-schools-ending-mask-mandate/ Pittsburgh Public Schools Consider Ending Mask Mission – CBS Pittsburgh