(CBS DETROIT) — Ferndale Public Schools district reinstated its masks mandate indoors for students and staff beginning Monday.COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says
The county is one of 16 Michigan counties to have a high community level, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Other counties impacted are Antrim, Benzie, Calhoun, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Livingston, Mackinac, Macomb, Manistee, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne.READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
The CDC recommends masks for all counties in the U.S. with high levels.
“I know we all hoped we could avoid returning to masking in our buildings. However, at this time we believe it is best to follow the guidance of our local, state, and federal health agencies,” Ferndale district superintendent Dania Bazzi said in the announcement.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
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