Allegheny County Councilmember Makes Another Push For Mandatory Mask-WearingLess than a month after a mask mandate bill introduced by two Allegheny County councilmembers was thrown out, one of them is coming back again with another push for mask-wearing.
West Virginia University Extends Indoor Mask MandateWest Virginia University is extending its indoor mask mandate through Oct. 20.
School Mask Exemption Bill For Students Clears State Senate CommitteeA bill that would allow parents in Pennsylvania to exempt their children from wearing a mask at school cleared a state Senate committee on Tuesday as Republican lawmakers started making good on their pledge to counter the governor's statewide mask mandate.
Legislation On Mask-Wearing In Youth Sports Clears House CommitteeLegislation that cleared a House committee on Monday would give Pennsylvania school districts the authority to decide whether student athletes must wear masks while playing.
Study: Odds Of School COVID-19 Flare-Up Lower With Mask MandateMasks are required in all Pennsylvania public and private schools.
PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Brief Saying Health Secretary Has Power To Mandate Masks In SchoolsThe office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed a brief in Harrisburg over the mask debate in schools.
North Allegheny Mask Debate Continues At Virtual School Board MeetingIt’s been a bumpy road for the district and board.
Thousands Of Students In Pennsylvania Request Mask ExemptionsThousands of students have requested to go mask-free in Pennsylvania schools.
Can Kids Be Harmed By Wearing Masks To Protect Against COVID?Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID?
Allegheny County Officials Point To CDC Guidelines For Mask-Wearing As Cases Continue To ClimbWhile the COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to climb in Allegheny County, officials say they'll continue to follow CDC guidance on mask-wearing.
Allegheny County Council Votes Against Mask Requirement LegislationAllegheny County Council has voted against a county-wide mask mandate for indoor and outdoor public gatherings.
Republicans On House Committee Vote Acting Health Secretary Violated Law When Mandating Masks In SchoolsRepublicans on the Pennsylvania House Health Committee voted that the state's acting health secretary violated the law when she mandated masks in schools.
2 Allegheny County Councilmembers To Introduce Mask Requirement LegislationMasks would be required in Allegheny County at all indoor public gatherings and outdoor gatherings of more than 250 people under legislation that will be introduced Tuesday.
Poll Finds Support For Mandatory Masks And Vaccines Deeply Divided In Pittsburgh RegionSouthwestern Pennsylvanians support a mandatory mask requirement in schools but are cool to the idea of mandatory vaccines.
Pennsylvania Targets Physicians Offering Stock Doctor's Notes For School Mask Mandate ExemptionsSome Pennsylvania physicians are offering stock doctor’s notes for use by parents wishing to have their children exempted from wearing masks in school.