Masks required for all K-12 students and staff
Washington State Department of Health has implemented a mask mandate for those heading back to the classroom
Last updated 8/13/2021 at 11:32am
Safely returning to the classroom for full-time, in-person instruction this school year is important for students, teachers, and staff. On July 28, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released updated guidance for the 2021-22 school year.
DOH's guidance aims to minimize transmission and maximize in-person instruction and is informed by the latest science, recently released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, and recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Vaccination is the strongest protective measure against COVID-19 available. Everyone 12 and ol...