St. Tammany Parish Public Schools: Masks “highly recommended” but not required in buildings

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COVINGTON, La. (WGNO) — On Wednesday, October 27, officials with St. Tammany Parish Public Schools announced it would be modifying its masking guidelines.

Beginning Thursday, October 28, masks will no longer be required in STPPS schools and buildings. Instead, they will be highly recommended.

However, officials say that masks are still required for students and adults on school buses due to a federal mandate.

For more information or to view the school district’s guidelines, click here.

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