DeWine: all K-12 students must wear a mask


By Staff Report

During his daily press conference Tuesday afternoon, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said that all students returning to school will have to wear a mask or face covering.

This policy will cover all students at public and private K-12 schools in Ohio, over the age of 2.

DeWine said that he is currently working to help secure over two million masks that will be distributed to schools.

Exceptions to the policy include:

  • Those students under the age of 2
  • Those students who can’t remove their mask without assistant
  • Those students who are undergoing treatment that mask are not recommended
  • Those students with severe autism
  • Those students with facial deformities