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Mask-Wear Still Required At School



Please note Governor Ducey's recent actions regarding masking-wearing do not pertain to schools and school-related activities. Under Kathy Hoffman's direction, the Superintendent of Instruction of the Arizona Department of Education, face-coverings are still mandatory in school settings. Please see the message below:



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Update on Mask Requirement in K-12 Schools


Dear School Leaders,


We wanted to share information we received from the Arizona Department of Health Services today in light of Governor Ducey's executive order relaxing COVID-19 restrictions. AZDHS Emergency Measure 2020-04 is still in effect, requiring masks in all K-12 schools. Masking is one of the top mitigation strategies for safe in-person learning, as recommended by the CDC.

Masks must be worn on school campuses, on school buses, and during school-associated activities by all students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors.


Thank you,

Arizona Department of Education


Thank you for your consideration,


Mike Wright


Blue Ridge Unified Schools