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Current Mask Requirements

(as communicated to families on August 31, 2021)

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.