Children's of Alabama recommends masking in schoolsAugust 22, 2021
CHILDREN’S OF ALABAMA STATEMENT – MASKING IN SCHOOLS
With the dramatic rise in the COVID-19 Delta variant in Alabama, especially among children and adolescents, Children’s Hospital of Alabama (Children’s of Alabama) strongly recommends the following to help keep our children safe from the spread of the virus as they return to school and school activities:
While each school district must decide the best ways to safeguard its students, Children’s of Alabama firmly believes that masking, social distancing and vaccination are most effective in preventing the spread of the virus.
These steps will help to keep Alabama’s children in school, learning and healthy.