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Tennessee Valley schools COVID dashboards, information and masking policies

Many parents are left wondering whether their children will be required to wear a mask at school.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Students across the Tennessee Valley will soon return to school and many parents are left wondering whether their children will be required to wear a mask at school.

Albertville City Schools COVID information

On July 27, Albertville City Schools amended its COVID-19 reopening policies. Masks will be optional but may be required if a rise in positive cases results in state or local mask mandates. 

Arab City Schools COVID information

In a letter to parents on August 2, Arab City Schools announced it would require universal masking, including for those who are vaccinated, at the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Athens City Schools COVID information

Athens City Schools on Monday, August 9, decided the masks will be required when indoors.

Boaz City Schools COVID information

Boaz City Schools will require people to wear masks while indoors and on buses.

Colbert County Schools COVID information

Properly fitted masks recommended, in accordance with the district's COVID guidelines.

Cullman City Schools COVID information

Masks will be optional at Cullman City Schools at this time. See a message from the superintendent here..

Cullman County Schools COVID information

Masks will be optional at Cullman County Schools but masks are strongly recommended at all schools and are required at schools with absences at 15 percent. Schools that reach a 20 percent absence rate will transition to remote.  Masks are required to be worn on buses.

Decatur City Schools COVID information

Starting on Monday, August 16th, all Decatur City Schools, students, staff, and visitors will be required to wear masks in school and on buses regardless of vaccination status.  The district's full reopening plan and safety guidelines can be found online. A statement from the superintendent on the mask mandate can be seen here.

DeKalb County Schools COVID information

Masks will be optional at DeKalb County Schools. Masks are required to be worn on buses.

Florence City Schools COVID tracker

Florence City Schools is requiring masks to be worn for all students and adults while indoors for Pre-K through 12th Grade.

Guntersville City Schools COVID information

Masks will be optional at Guntersville City Schools. Masks are required to be worn on buses. 

Hartselle City Schools COVID information

Masks will be optional at Hartselle City Schools. Masks are required to be worn on buses. 

Huntsville City Schools COVID dashboard

The Huntsville City Schools Board of Education announced on July 26 that it will require masks to be worn while indoors.

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Jackson County School District COVID information

Masks will be optional at the Jackson County School District.

Jefferson County Schools COVID dashboard

As of August 26, masks are mandatory for all individuals at all JEFCOED campuses dueing school hours.They will be required through at least October 1st.  We will reassess the situation before October 1st and communicate future plans to you. Masks must continue to be worn on school buses. (This has been our policy since the first day of school.) Masks will remain optional but recommended for all athletic and extracurricular activities. 

Lauderdale County Schools COVID dashboard

As of April 9, masks are optional at Lauderdale County Schools.

Lawrence County Schools

Lawrence County Schools will require masks for everyone inside buildings starting tomorrow, August 27th.  This requirement will run through September 17th.  

Limestone County Schools COVID information

Masks will be optional in Limestone County School buildings but will be required on buses.

Madison City Schools COVID dashboard

On August 2, Madison City Schools Superintendent Ed Nichols changed course and announced the district would require masks to be worn indoors and on busses.

Nichols said the district revised its previous plan to have masks be optional after the Alabama Department of Public Health issued updated guidance.

Madison County Schools COVID dashboard

Madison County Schools will require masks to be worn indoors.

Marshall County Schools COVID information

Marshall County Schools' website does not have a reopening plan for the 2021-2022 school year.

Morgan County Schools COVID information

Mask are required at Morgan County Schools when indoors and on the bus.

Muscle Shoals City Schools COVID dashboard

Masks now required for all students, staff, and visitors at Muscle Shoals Schools through at least October 1.

Russellville City Schools COVID information 

Masks are required while indoors at any facility on our campus, but there are obviously situations for student athletes and band members where they are unable to mask while practicing/performing.

Scottsboro City Schools COVID information

Masks will be optional at Scottsboro City Schools but will be required on buses. 

Sheffield City Schools COVID information

Masks are mandatory at Sheffield City Schools until Sept. 3.

Tuscumbia City School District COVID information

Masks will be optional at the Tuscumbia City School District.

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