LAUSD To Reevaluate Its Masks Mandate Wednesday

The Los Angeles Unified College District (LAUSD) has but to drop its masks mandate and can meet to talk about the topic on Wednesday, March 16.

With COVID-19 metrics reducing and maximum scholars vaccinated, L.A. County college districts have been allowed to drop its masks necessities on Monday, March 14.

LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho mentioned the district would paintings with its exertions companions to check out and alter the masks mandate right into a “robust advice.”

“I’m one hundred pc dedicated to upholding our science-based strategy to COVID-19 protocols,” Carvalho mentioned in a March 12 remark. “I strongly improve amending Los Angeles Unified’s up to now negotiated agreements to align with the present well being steerage launched by way of the state of California and the Los Angeles County Division of Public Well being.”

In COVID-19 replace, Dr. Smita Malhotra, Clinical Director For LAUSD, famous the district is making plans to transport from a deadly disease segment, to a plague segment, as its workers are 100% vaccinated and greater than 90% of scholars are vaccinated.

“We’re now not announcing that folks must now not masks,” Malhorta mentioned. “We wish households to evaluate their very own possibility and luxury stage.”

 

Updated: March 16, 2022 — 1:17 am