#mask-mandate

Seven school boards sue Virginia governor over his order making masks optional.
Seven school districts in Virginia sued Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Monday, objecting to his executive order overruling their mask policies and making the wearing of masks optional in public schools.
Gonzaga suspends former NBA star Stockton's season tickets over mask rule
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Gonzaga has suspended John Stockton's basketball season tickets after the Hall of Fame point guard refused to comply with the university's mask mandate.
RRISD community members rally outside Governor's Mansion calling for more COVID-19 resources
The group is asking the TEA to give schools more resources to combat COVID-19, including instructional hour waivers for districts forced to close schools.
Los Angeles students required to wear better, surgical-level anti-COVID masks on campus, starting Monday
Los Angeles Unified School District students will no longer to able to wear fabric or other non-surgical type facemasks on campus, starting Monday, Jan. 24.
Virginia woman charged for threats to 'bring every gun' over school mask rule
A Virginia mother was charged with making a threat on school property after she told local board members she would bring "every single gun loaded" if the district instituted a mask mandate.
Northern Virginia School Districts to Governor: We'll Keep Masks On, Thanks | Washingtonian (DC)
School systems in Northern Virginia have defied an order by newly inaugurated Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin that rescinds the state's mask mandate in public schools beginning on January 24.
Fed-up kids are leading the charge for more COVID protections at school
The new warriors on the COVID frontlines: Teenagers.
A Pan-Asian Mini-Chain's Long Awaited Location in Wicker Park and Six More Bar and Restaurant Openings
Chicago's hospitality industry wearily forges ahead as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to introduce new twists.
New York City sees 'a glimmer of hope' as virus cases level off, but they are still rising upstate.
A month into the Omicron surge, Gov. Kathy Hochul of New York said on Tuesday that there were signs that the rate of new coronavirus cases was beginning to plateau in New York City.
Dominic Perrottet backflips further and reintroduces tougher Covid restrictions across NSW
A third vaccination shot will soon be mandatory for frontline workers in New South Wales as the state bans singing and dancing in pubs and clubs, and pauses non-urgent elective surgery, to try to slow the state's Omicron outbreak.