DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Tri-County Well being Division voted on Tuesday afternoon to mandate face masks for faculties in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas County faculties techniques. The masks mandate is for all youngsters below the age of 12, and people workers working or interacting with these youngsters, inside faculty buildings.
This choice comes after the rise of the Delta variant of coronavirus in Colorado. The Tri-County Board of Well being voted 6 to 2 on Tuesday afternoon to approve the general public well being order.
Additionally from Tri-County Well being, “Per board of well being coverage, counties have the choice to opt-out and if a county workout routines that proper, it doesn’t preclude any faculty, faculty district or childcare facility from following this public well being order.”
The beginning date for the general public well being order is Aug. 23.
Some faculty districts situated inside Tri-County Well being have already put their masks insurance policies in place. Adams 12 Five Star Schools will require all students in preschool by means of sixth grade to put on face masks indoors. All workers will proceed to put on masks whereas indoors.
Aurora Public Schools is requiring that all students in youngster growth facilities, elementary and PreK/Ok-8 faculties put on masks whereas indoors.
Denver Public Colleges introduced necessary masks for all college students and workers whereas inside buildings, no matter age or vaccination standing.
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