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June 8, 2021: New York State Department of Health Updated Requirements for Schools Regarding Masks

Bulldog Parent(s) and Guardian(s):

Last night, the State Department of Health issued updated requirements for schools, specifically regarding masks.

Pursuant to the new requirements, masks are still required for all staff, students and visitors while inside the school building and on school buses. However, please note the following language from the Department of Health document related to mask use while outdoors:

Effective June 7, 2021, face masks are not required to be worn outdoors on school grounds, including during outdoor school sports

Based on that language, and effective immediately, masks are now optional for students, staff members, and visitors while outdoors on school grounds.  

Thank you for your continued patience and flexibility as we respond to the frequently-changing requirements.