Fort Zumwalt School District under mask mandate for 30 days


Students wear masks in class during the pandemic, 2021 (Nexstar)

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo.– The Fort Zumwalt School Board voted last night to put a universal mask mandate in place for all students and staff for the next 30 days. The decision came after the school board listened to nearly 2 hours of comments.

The school board voted 4-3 for the mask mandate. They will then review the decision after 30 days.

The school year started with a mask optional policy.

According to the district’s COVID dashboard, here are the cases from the last 14 days:

  • School connected cases: 24 students/1 staff
  • Unknown or not school connected cases: 84 students/6 staff
  • Standard quarantine school connected: 124 students/2 staff
  • Standard quarantine unknown or not school connected: 86 students/5 staff
  • Modified quarantine: 6 students/0 staff

At the beginning of the school year, the district had 350 students in quarantine at one point.

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