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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