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02Aug

Update on Mask Requirements in Pennsylvania

8/2/2021| Reference Number : 169.0| Legal, School Bus | masks, COVID-19, CDC, mask mandate | | Return|

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, views about mask requirements have been a divisive issue highlighting the competing interests of individual freedoms and public policy, against a background of conflicting views about the spread and mortality of the coronavirus generally. This is complicated by the fact that mask requirements may come from federal, state, or local sources; and is complicated even further by the dichotomy of vaccinated and unvaccinated people sharing public space. This note will discuss the controversial mask requirement issue and will suggest some practical advice for school bus contractors.

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