Important Information About the Pennsylvania Department of Health
School Masking Order
- On August 31, 2021, Pennsylvania’s Acting Secretary of Health signed an Order requiring face coverings to be worn in all school entities, including school districts, brick and mortar and cyber charter schools, private and parochial schools, career and technical centers, intermediate units, and early learning and other child care settings, effective Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
- The order spells out specific exemptions to wearing face coverings – including playing instruments. You may want to make your administrators aware of this language.