# Mask mandate
ALCO to reinstate mask mandate June 3
(Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) Alameda County will reinstitute its mask mandate, effective June 3 at midnight, in light of the recent rise of COVID-19 cases.
The Philly Four: City gets rid of mask mandate after four days
Philadelphia announced the removal of the mask mandate on Friday, only four days after putting it in place. The Board of Health voted on Thursday night to end the mandate, citing the leveling of COVID cases and a decrease in hospitalizations. The mandate was initially met with backlash as a group of residents and businesses filed a lawsuit almost immediately after it took effect.
Tuesday in Portland: PDX makes masks optional, 'Hamilton' is back at Keller Auditorium and more
(Nathan Howard/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Tuesday, April 19 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Portland International Airport, several airlines no longer requiring masks.
Judge Voids Mask Mandate. Will DISNEY comply?
We have all been through the various stages of the pandemic, and thankfully once again, things seem to be relaxing in most places. In February of 2022, Walt Disney World took a big step in a return to normal theme park experiences and removed the mask requirements in the parks and hotels. Then, in the beginning of April, another step was taken and we were excited to report that Walt Disney World was going to and has now since removed the barriers to meet and greet the characters once again.
DIA makes face masks optional, airlines follow
Masks are now optional in Denver International Airport and on most airlines.Denver International Airport. (Denver, Colo.) Travelers are no longer required to wear face coverings at Denver International Airport, and many airlines also dropped their on-flight mask requirements.
April 19 news: Denver International Airport drops mask mandate and more local stories
(Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) (DENVER, Colo.) Good morning and happy Tuesday to you and yours, Denver. Welcome back to yet another Tuesday edition of the Denver Daily Roundup. Tuesday's weather in Denver calls for sunny skies with breezy and dry conditions. High fire danger is possible Tuesday, with a Red Flag Warning in effect from noon to 8 p.m. for Jefferson County.
The Philly Four: Public transportation reacts to end of federal mask mandate
Local public transportation reacts to end of federal mask mandate. On Monday a Florida judge sent shockwaves throughout the U.S.'s public transportation sector by invalidating the federal mask mandate on airlines. SEPTA, Amtrak and Uber all adopted similar strategies stating that masks will no longer be required but are still recommended. The Philadelphia International Airport still requires masks to be worn at terminals but whether a traveler has to wear a mask on the actual plane is up to the airline.
What the future may look like for NJ Transit and masks
According to reports online, The Biden administration has recently announced it will be extending the mask mandate requirements on mass transit until May 3rd. The mandate, which took effect during the pandemic, was set to expire today, April 18th.
The Philly Four: City faces lawsuit after reinstating mask mandate
Philadelphia's indoor mask mandate returned on Monday, making the City of Brotherly Love the first in the country to reinstitute the COVID protection. The decision to adopt the mandate came as cases begin to rise, however, overall transmission and hospitalizations remain low. Businesses with a vaccine requirement do not have to require masks.
The Philly Four: City to reinstate mask mandate on Friday
Philadelphia became the first major U.S. city to announce that it will be reinstating its mask mandate as COVID cases rise in the region. The mandate will return on April 18 and require masking in public places. COVID cases have increased 50% over the past 10 days but Mayor Jim Kenney is hopeful that these precautions will help mitigate a new potential surge.
Monday in NYC: Parents protest mask mandate for kids under 5 at City Hall, Knicks win and more
(Michael Loccisano/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Happy Monday, fellow New Yorkers! Today is April 4, and it's the first full week of the month! This is another weekday edition of the New York City Daily Roundup — an all-in-one article with the latest local news from across the five boroughs.
Tuesday in Portland: Residency requirement for medically assisted suicide ends and more top stories
(Nathan Howard/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Tuesday, March 29 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Oregon ends residency requirement for medically assisted suicide following lawsuit.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams to Lift Mask Mandate for Students 5 Years- Old and Under Beginning April 4, 2022
NEW YORK, New York - New York City's youngest students have joined the freedom that upper-level students now enjoy, the freedom from wearing face masks in school. The celebratory news came to light today, Tuesday, March 22,2022 when Mayor Eric Adams announced the decision in the midst of his concern over a new variant of COVID-19 which is signaling to be the cause of a slight incline in cases.
OUSD announces changes to mask mandate
(Michael Loccisano / Getty Images) (OAKLAND, Calif.) The Oakland Unified School District announced changes to it existing mask mandate that will take effect on Monday, March 21.
Portland Daily Roundup: School districts make masks optional starting Monday, March Madness coming to Portland this week
(Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Monday, March 14 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Most Oregon school districts make masking optional starting Monday.
Spokane, Washington enjoys St. Patrick’s Day Parade after two years and mask mandate lift all in the same day
As Spokane, Washington’s mask mandate is lifted, crowds soar to the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade in two years. Donning their green attire and shamrocks, Spokanites and those from nearby communities are enjoying a rare day out and about without having to wear a mask.
Portland Daily Round Up: Indoor mask mandate ends Saturday, 2 Newberg SD staff members put on leave for TikTok video
(Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Friday, March 11 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. Starting Saturday, Oregon’s mask mandate for indoor public spaces and schools will come to an end. This doesn’t impact federal requirements, which still includes masking on public transportation and some other settings.
The masks are off and NYC takes a huge step towards normalcy.
Children 5 years and older can return to school without masks from Monday, March 7.CDC / Unsplash. The Mayor of New York City Friday last firmly announced the end of mask mandates in school. Yes, children ages five years and older are no longer required to wear masks in the classroom from March 7. The Mayor gave a warming speech stating, "we want to see their smile." And I am sure many were smiling on their way to school Monday morning.
Portland Daily Round Up: 2 teens die of suspected fentanyl overdoses, deadline extended for emergency rental assistance
(Nathan Howard/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Tuesday, March 8 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Portland teens die of suspected fentanyl overdoses.
ALCO students no longer required to wear masks in classrooms as of mid-March
(Michael Loccisano / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) Students attending K-12 schools in Alameda County will not have to wear masks in the classroom as of March 11. According to the press release, the county will no longer require masks for all K-12 students as of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 11.