Face Coverings FAQ

  • 1. Do all students have to wear face coverings?

  • 2. What are the face covering guidelines for schools?

  • 3. What if I do not have a mask for my student?

  • 4. Can my student bring his or her own mask to school?

  • 5. What if my student has a medical exemption to wearing a mask?

  • 6. What is the protocol for a person with a hearing loss who relies on lipreading to communicate?

  • 7. Are face shields allowed instead of cloth faces coverings?

  • 8. Are there requirements for the types of face coverings that must be worn?

  • 9. Can my child wear a gaiter (a face covering that resembles a bandana)?

  • 10. Can students wear a face covering with a vent?

  • 11. What if the face covering doesn't fit?

  • 12. What if my student forgets their mask? Will the schools have extras?

  • 13. What if a student repeatedly refuses to wear their mask properly?

  • 14. Will students have a break from wearing their mask during the school day?