Current Mask Requirements
The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a mask order on August 31, 2021 for all Pennsylvania schools. The order states that all students, staff, and visitors at a school must wear a face covering indoors, regardless of vaccination status. All Mechanicsburg Area School District schools and programs will follow this masking order. The order will take effect beginning on September 7th.
A few notes regarding this order:
- Masks remain required on all district transportation
- Individuals may remove masks when outside
- Individuals may remove masks when engaged in physical education activities
- Athletes may remove masks when engaged in their activity
More information about the order is available at PA Mask Order 8-31-21. Any questions regarding specifics of how an individual child is impacted by this order should be directed to a child's school office.