FCPS Requires Universal Masking for the Start of the 2021-22 School Year

FCPS Requires Universal Masking for the Start of the 2021-22 School Year

Frederick County Public Schools will be requiring all students and staff to wear face coverings inside our schools for the start of the 2021-22 school year.

More detailed information about this requirement is provided in The Superintendent’s Update, found at this weblink:

There will be no requirement to wear face coverings outdoors; however, it is strongly recommended particularly for those who are unvaccinated.

The requirement to wear face coverings on school buses continues to be in effect.

* Please note these allowable exceptions to mask wearing:

  • Medical condition
  • Disability
  • Developmental immaturity
  • Other health or safety concerns as indicated by the Centers for Disease Control