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Oldham County Schools says masking 'optional' as first day approaches

District officials said they made the decision with the county’s health department.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Oldham County Schools has released more information about masking ahead of the first day of classes.

The district has announced masking would be optional in school buildings and buses.

District officials said they made the decision with the county’s health department.

If a student tests positive for COVID-19, they will have to isolate for give days. Then it will be recommended they wear a mask for the next six to ten days.

OCS said they will continue monitoring local COVID-19 rates and update their policy.

Oldham County is currently in the medium (orange) category for community spread.

The first day of school for Oldham County is Aug. 10.

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