CDC lifts mandate requiring wearing of masks in schools, NYC isn’t on board with new guidelines yet
Students may finally be able to trade in their masks for a thinking cap.
Under new federal guidelines, vaccinated teachers and students will no longer need to wear masks inside school buildings, even though children below the age of 12 are not yet eligible to receive the vaccine.
The new relaxed guidelines announced Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come amid a national vaccination campaign in which children as young as 12 are eligible to get shots, as well as a general decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths.
“We’re at a new point in the pandemic that we’re all really excited about,” said Erin Sauber-Schatz, who leads the CDC task force that prepares recommendations designed to keep Americans safe from COVID-19.
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