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Mask mandate for Fairfield County Schools

During a special called meeting the board voted for the mandate for all regardless of vaccination status.
Credit: Devin Johnson

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, S.C. — A mask mandate is in effect for Fairfield County Schools. 

A special called meeting Wednesday night by the Fairfield School District Board of Trustees voted in favor of the mask mandate. 

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The mandate goes into effect on January 6 and will be for all students, staff, teachers and visitors regardless of vaccination status. 

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