Governor removes mask requirement for Arizona K-12 schools

By: | April 20, 2021

Gov. Doug Ducey lifted his executive order on Monday that mandated masks to be worn on Arizona school campuses.

School districts still have the authority to have mask requirements in their area.

Ducey cited new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the reason for lifting the mandate, but the agency website maintains that wearing a face-covering is the most effective method of preventing transmission of the airborne virus.

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