School students will have to wear masks, state officials say

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been pretty much on the same page with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about Covid-19 guidance.

But not on wearing masks in schools.

Concurring there are benefits of returning to in-person instruction for students, what the CDPH did not align with is the CDC’s recent masking update for K-12 settings.

Updated on July 9, the CDC recommends masks only be worn by those ages 2 and older who are not vaccinated when ind...

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