By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – When athletes head to the PIAA state championships this year, masks will be required.READ MORE: Legalizing Marijuana In Pennsylvania Gets First Republican Sponsor
According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the PIAA board of directors made the decision on Wednesday during their meeting.READ MORE: TSA Looking To Hire Thousands Of New Security Officers
Any PIAA postseason tournament team will be required to also submit a COVID-19 screening and a face covering certification before entering the tournament.
The requirement is not being left up to individual districts, it will be required for all teams entering the competitions.MORE NEWS: Beaver County Prescription Drug Takeback Boxes Collected More Than 500 Pounds In January
The only exception will be players with a medical exemption.