Mask Mandate Temporarily Reinstated for Natchitoches Parish Schools



Gov. John Bel Edwards, along with the Louisiana Department of Health, released updated Covid-19 guidelines Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, as students prepare to return to school following the holiday break. Per Gov. Edwards’recommendations, the Natchitoches Parish School Board has temporarily reinstated the mask mandate for allNatchitoches Parish Schools.

Starting Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, all faculty, staff and students will be required to wear a mask when on school property. NPSB officials highly encourage those who can, to test before returning to school. To view the full Covid-19guidelines and quarantine guidance for Natchitoches Parish Schools, visit update.

Student safety is NPSB’s highest responsibility. To keep students and faculty safe,

NPSB will continue to follow guidance set by the CDC and the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Natchitoches Parish School Board will update the community when the mask mandate is lifted.