By: KDKA-TV News Staff
UPPER ST. CLAIR (KDKA) – Face masks were the topic of discussion at the Upper St. Clair School Board meeting on Wednesday night as kids get closer to returning to the classroom.READ MORE: 2 Tigers At Pittsburgh Zoo Test Positive For COVID-19
UPMC’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Don Yealy, who lives in Upper St. Clair, testified that face masks are one of the best protection against COVID-19 until vaccines become available for children.READ MORE: Pedestrian Struck By School Bus In Point Breeze
The school board ultimately voted to require face masks to start the year.MORE NEWS: Steelers Activate LB Robert Spillane From Reserve/COVID-19 List
Everyone, students, teachers, staff, and visitors will be required to wear face masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.