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Jackson Public Schools issues mask mandate beginning September 7

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Posted at 7:01 PM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-02 21:07:38-04

JACKSON, Mich. — Jackson Public Schools is joining the many other districts that have put a mask mandate in place.

The decision comes after officials say the rate of precautionary quarantines for close contacts has reached a critically high number.

According to Superintendent Jeff Beal, the current positivity rate is under one percent for the entire district.

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7 all staff, students and visitors will be required to wear masks in any JPS building or attending a JPS indoor sponsored event regardless of vaccination status.

The mandate will remain in place until further notice.

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