Governor Edwards Lifts Louisiana School Mask Mandate
Yesterday, May 25, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced he was lifting more of Louisiana’s coronavirus restrictions in a new proclamation. Starting today, the statewide mask mandate requiring students wear masks in class or at school programs and events has been lifted. However, decisions on whether or not to require masks on their campuses was left up to local school districts.
For more info about the mask mandate in Louisiana or other statewide restrictions that were lifted, click here. In the meantime, some COVID CDC protocols will remain in place for the safety and health of the public. The mask mandate will continue for various public places and for healthcare workers, state prisons, and on public transportation.