District 11 schools to require masks for staff by Sept. 7

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– School District 11 has announced on Wednesday, Sept. 1, that face masks are required for all staff members while indoors with others working in the same classroom or office, regardless of their vaccination status.

The district said that should data show five consecutive days of incidence infection rates above 200 out of every 100,000 infections it will mandate masks for all elementary students, regardless of their vaccination status. Should the data show incidence infection rates above 250 out of every 100,000 infections, it will mandate masks for all secondary students, regardless of their vaccination status.

The requirement will go into full effect by Tuesday, Sept. 7.

For now, students are not required to wear masks, though they are encouraged.

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