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Mask mandate to continue in SJSD

The board of education voted 6-1 to keep mandate in place until Covid test positivity rate falls to below five percent in Buchanan County for two straight weeks.

Posted: Sep 13, 2021 6:51 PM
Updated: Sep 14, 2021 11:32 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Mask wearing will continue to be mandatory in the St. Joseph School District.

By a 6-1 vote, the board passed a measure to continue requiring the use of masks by staff and students in its facilities until Covid test positivity rates in Buchanan County fall to below five percent for two consecutive weeks.

Board members say they will form a subcommittee to continue monitoring the issue.

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