FUSD Facial Covering Statement

  • Per Executive Order 2020-51, all staff and students over the age of five are required to wear face coverings at school until the Arizona Department of Health Services determines that face coverings are no longer necessary or recommended to contain the spread of the virus. The FUSD face covering policy includes the following;

    • All staff and students will be required to wear cloth face coverings while on any school campus or district property including buses and school vehicles
    • Staff or students with documented health conditions or educational reasons can request clear face shields in place of cloth face masks
    • Face coverings are not to be worn during outside recess times
    • Face coverings are not required when students can physically distance 8ft or more
    • Face coverings should not be worn by anyone under the age of 2 or by anyone who has trouble breathing, is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask
    • Face coverings are not encouraged during PE or athletic times but are allowed
    • All students will be given periodic breaks where they can remove their face covering throughout the school day in a space that is physically distant from others
    • The District will provide information to families on face covering guidelines and the importance of wearing face coverings when not able to physically distance.

     

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

  • CDC CALLS ON AMERICANS TO WEAR MASKS TO PREVENT COVID-19 SPREAD
    Americans are increasingly adopting the use of cloth face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, and the latest science may convince even more to do so. | READ MORE


    CONSIDERATIONS FOR WEARING MASKS
    Masks are recommended as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from traveling into the air and onto other people when the person wearing the mask coughs, sneezes, talks or raises their voice. | READ MORE

World Health Organization (WHO)

  • WHO's Q&A: MASKS AND COVID-19
    What is WHO's view on masks? What types of masks are used against the spread of COVID-19? | READ MORE

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