Osceola County implements new mask policy from August 23 to October 4

Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of students and employees, the Osceola County School Board has implemented a new face mask policy to begin on August 23, 2021, through October 4, 2021.

Face masks will be required for all Prekindergarten through Grade 8 students, as vaccines for this age group are currently not available. Parents may opt out of the requirement by sending a note to their child’s teacher or school’s front office that says they opt out with the child’s name, student ID number, and a parental signature. As the vaccine is available to high-school age children, masks will continue to be optional but recommended at the high school level.

This mask policy will be in effect for 30 school days. The Osceola County School Board will evaluate conditions and look at data before the mask policy is set to expire as they make decisions for the remainder of first semester.

In addition, it is still highly recommended that all students wear masks when riding the school bus because social distancing is not practical in that setting. It is also highly recommended that any employee who has not been vaccinated wear a face covering to protect themselves and others.

The school district will continue to work closely with local partners to offer additional vaccination clinics for students, staff, and families.


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