Gov. Gary Herbert requires masks for all in K-12 schools this fall, but does not impose statewide mandate

The Salt Lake Tribune: Add a mask to the pencils and notebooks on that back-to-school shopping list, as Gov. Gary Herbert has ordered all K-12 schools in Utah to require face coverings to fend off the coronavirus.

The mask order covers anyone — students, teachers, staff and visitors — in a school building or on school buses in all 41 of the state’s school districts and public charters when the new school year begins in August, Herbert said during the state’s weekly COVID-19 media briefing.

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