Parents Pressure Garland ISD As Other Districts Adopt Mask Mandates, Virtual OptionsGarland ISD announced it will begin requiring masks.
Tarrant, Collin Counties Won't Have Mask Mandates, Judges SayTarrant County Judge Glen Whitley and Collin County Judge Chris Hill made it clear they will not issue face mask orders in order to comply with the governor's order.
Texas Gov. Abbott, AG Paxton File Petition To 'Strike Down' Dallas County Mask OrderIn response to a face mask mandate signed by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Wednesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton have filed a petition with an appeals court to stop the order.
Face Mask Rules Could Be Coming To More North Texas School DistrictsDozens of school districts reached out to Cook Children's Health System on Wednesday for a letter from 125 doctors that was originally sent to Fort Worth ISD.
Adults And Children Covered As Dallas ISD Mask Mandate BeginsAugust 10 marked the first day of the Dallas Independent School District‘s temporary mask mandate.
Dallas ISD Officially Issues Mask Mandate For Students, Teachers & StaffThe Dallas Independent School District will require that masks be worn on campuses beginning August 10.
More Dallas ISD Students Return To The Classroom As Mask Debates Rage OnDallas ISD Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa says while administrators can’t make students wear masks, it is heavily encouraged in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Houston Mask Mandate May Violate Texas Gov. Abbott's OrderHouston city workers are being told they must resume wearing masks while on the job, a requirement that could go against Gov. Greg Abbott’s most recent executive order banning such mandates.
Texas House Members Urge Gov. Abbott To Reverse Ban On Mask Mandates In Public SchoolsTexas lawmakers are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to reconsider his executive order that bans mask requirements in public schools, saying they want schools to have more say on masks.
CDC: Delta Variant Now Makes Up More Than Half Of Coronavirus Cases In U.S.New estimates from the CDC show the Delta variant, a more transmissible and possibly more dangerous strain of coronavirus, now makes up more than half of all new COVID-19 infections in the US.
DART Extends Face Mask Requirement Through September 13As face mask recommendations change as more people are vaccinated for COVID, DART announced that it will continue to require that a face mask be worn over the mouth and nose by passengers.
CDC: Fully Vaccinated People No Longer Need To Wear Masks, Socially Distance In Many Indoor SituationsThe CDC is updating its guidance to say that fully vaccinated people can forgo their masks and social distancing in many indoor situations.
North Texas School Districts Facing Possible Lawsuits Over Mask PoliciesParents in at least three North Texas school districts filed court petitions this week connected to mask policies that remain in place for students, even as mandates have been removed from the rest of the state.
Denton Restaurant Sign Says $50 Fee 'If I Have To Explain Why Masks Are Mandatory'The owners of Legends Diner in Denton want customers to know that they are serious when they say masks are still required in their establishment.
CDC Changes School Guidance, Says Students Can Sit Closer At DesksStudents can sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the CDC said Friday.