What are indoor masking requirements during regular school hours?
Regular school hours: Masks are required to be worn in all indoor shared school and work settings, during school hours, for all individuals two years and older, including all students, staff, contractors, volunteers and visitors, per the Oregon Health Authority’s new statewide rule (OAR 333-019-1015).
Group mask breaks, full classroom mask breaks, department staff mask breaks are best done outdoors where ventilation and physical distancing are maximized.
Masks will be made available at schools and district buildings.
Certain accommodations for medical needs or disability may be necessary.
An individual is not required to wear a mask indoors if the individual is:
- Actively eating or drinking.
- Playing a musical instrument that requires using the mouth.
- Engaged in a sport during physical education class such as swimming, other water sports, or a sport where wearing a mask could be a strangulation hazard such as gymnastics or wrestling.
- Alone in a private office enclosed by walls on all sides with a door that is closed.
- Is under the age of two.