Harrison County Schools extend mask requirement to Jan. 6


FILE – A student wears a face mask while doing work at his desk at the Post Road Elementary School, in White Plains, N.Y., in this Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, file photo. U.S. health officials say the highly contagious delta version of the coronavirus is behind changes to mask guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week announced that fully vaccinated people should resume wearing masks indoors if they live in areas where the virus is surging. CDC officials said new information about the spread of the delta variant forced them to reverse course. The agency also said teachers and students everywhere should go back to wearing masks in schools. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, FIle)

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Harrison County Board of Education has decided to extend its mask requirement for the school district through January 6, 2022.

The announcement comes one month after the Harrison County BOE extended the mask mandate to November 28, 2021 due to a high number of COVID-19 cases in the area.

It has not yet been said what the reason for the current extension was.

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