Masking in Schools
|Title||216||Department of Health|
|Subchapter||10||Screening, Medical Services, and Reporting|
|Part||7||Masking in Schools|
|Type of Filing||Adoption|
|Effective||09/23/2021 to 01/20/2022|
Regulation Authority :
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-1-1
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-1-17
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-1-18(4)
Purpose and Reason :
To establish uniform masking standards in schools.
Brief statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril :
To protect students, a significant portion of whom are still ineligible for vaccination, against COVID-19 and reducing transmission of the new COVID-19 variants in the school setting and beyond.