This afternoon, Governor Edwards lifted Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate in all settings except K-12 schools. The Governor is allowing school systems to opt out of the face mask mandate as long as they continue to implement existing quarantine guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We are reviewing the guidance released by the Governor today with our healthcare partners, and will share additional information about our plans later this week.
Our priority is to provide the best learning environment possible for students while keeping everyone safe. Just like we’ve done since the start of the pandemic, we will continue to work with medical experts to ensure our mitigation measures prioritize the safety of students and employees and are appropriate for the current health situation.