(East Farmingdale, NY)- The New York State Mask mandate for children ages two and older has officially been lifted. Schools and counties across the New York have now been given local control over masking. Some immune compromised families worry what this means for them as well as teachers and staff with comorbidities. Others say, its about time the masks came off.
The New York State Department of Education updated COVID 19 guidelines can be found here.
Photo: FILE – Oliver Estrada, 5, front left, waits with his brother Adriel, 2, after Estrada received the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at an Adelante Healthcare community vaccine clinic at Joseph Zito Elementary School, Nov. 6, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)