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Pennsylvania, New York Announce New Measures to Curb COVID Transmission in Schools

HeadlineSep 01, 2021

Pennsylvania is the latest state to enact a statewide mask mandate in all schools as the Delta variant continues to fuel a surge in cases nationwide. In New York, Governor Kathy Hochul also announced new COVID measures for schools.

Gov. Kathy Hochul: “Our school staff, anybody who enters that building will have to be vaccinated or undergo mandatory testing. Mandatory testing. And we’re in the process of getting the legal clearance for that.”

Governor Hochul previously announced a mask mandate in schools. She also said New York may extend vaccine requirements for all staff in congregate and state-run facilities.

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