Police respond to a Long Island middle school over mask issue

Police respond to a Long Island middle school over mask issue

Islip, NY- Thursday was the first day of class at Islip Middle School and and police say they were called to respond after students showed up without masks.  Suffolk County Police say a parent wanted documentation that her child along with five others were moved to the auditorium for not wearing masks. State officials says masks must be worn in schools by all students, teachers, staff, and visitors. 

Photo: FILE – In this May 18, 2021 file photo, fifth graders wearing face masks are seated at proper social distancing during a music class at the Milton Elementary School in Rye, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)