East Farmingdale, NY- New York State has expanded the mask mandate for children now including all kids ages two and older at all daycare and childcare settings and congregate programs. Also all staff, teachers and visitors will be required to wear masks inside daycare and other group settings, regardless of vaccination status. The requirements apply to anyone medically able to tolerate wearing a mask, regardless of vaccination status.
Read more on the expanded mask mandate, here https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-announces-series-universal-mask-requirements-protect-new-yorkers-amid-rise
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)