Masking Rules extended in schools until May 20
This morning, the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Becky Druhan, announced that Nova Scotia’s public schools will maintain the mask requirement until at least the long weekend in May.
• This means that students, staff, outside service providers, volunteers and visitors must continue to wear a mask in schools during instructional hours and on school buses.
• HRCE Central Office/building staff and visitors must also continue to wear a mask during this time.
To read the full news release, click here.
Please continue to follow core public health measures such as getting vaccinated if eligible, staying home if feeling unwell, following the COVID-19 Daily Checklist, washing and sanitizing hands frequently.
More information is available at novascotia.ca/backtoschool.
If you have any questions, please reach out to your child’s teacher or principal.
Enjoy your long weekend,
Regional Executive Director of Education