Gov. Kathy Hochul announces mask mandate for schools

Gov. Kathy Hochul announces mask mandate for schools

Staff Report • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

New Governor Kathy Hochul announced on her first day of office, Tuesday, Aug. 24, that she will be enforcing a mask mandate on anybody entering schools in New York.

Hochul said she does not need legislative approval as its a regulatory action.

State officials are also looking to mandate vaccines for all school employees. In addition, Hochul’s administration is looking to to use $335 million in federal funds for COVID testing in schools.

 

 


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