The mask rule will apply to any students, staff and visitors to the district's facilities.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — North Hills School District says that it is still requiring students and staff to wear face masks through the end of the school year.

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This comes even as the CDC and the Pennsylvania Department of Health adopted new guidelines about mask-wearing for those fully vaccinated on Thursday, allowing for fully vaccinated people to not wear masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor not-crowded settings.

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The school district says their decision will “protect the health and safety of all non-vaccinated individuals.”

The district’s mask mandate also applies to any visitors to the school’s campuses.