Face Mask (revised 11/9/20)– A mask that covers the user’s mouth, nose, and chin. Face Masks include face coverings, medical/surgical masks, and N95 Respirators.
Face Masks must:
Fully cover the mouth, nose, and chin simultaneously
Fit properly against the side of the face
Not have a valve of any kind unless it is a verifiable N95 respirator
Not create difficulty breathing while worn
Be secured through a tie, ear loops, elastic, etc. to prevent slipping
Be neat and clean.
Face Shield – A Face Shield is a device used to protect the user's eyes and face from bodily fluids, liquid splashes, and/or communicable disease. Generally, a Face Shield is situated at the crown of the head and is constructed with plastic to cover the user’s eyes and face and extends below the user’s chin.
All Face Masks and Face Shields shall meet the requirements of the appropriate student dress code policies and Code of Conduct for students and comply with other Board policies applicable to employees, other staff, volunteers, vendors, contractors, and visitors.
Neck gaiters qualify as acceptable face coverings only for students when they are engaged in outdoor extracurricular activities and employees when they are working outdoors.