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Despite governor lifting mask mandates, RGV schools keep COVID-19 protocols

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HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) – On Tuesday afternoon, Governor Gregg Abbott called for all Texas businesses to open at 100% capacity and ended the statewide mask mandate.

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However, school districts in the Rio Grande Valley are issuing statements regarding the safety protocols that they currently have in place.

Numerous districts have stated they will continue implementing safety protocols. The majority of Rio Grande Valley districts have said they are not changing any of their mitigation strategies.

School districts that will continue COVID-19 safety protocols include but are not limited to:

  • Mission CISD
  • PSJA ISD
  • Weslaco ISD
  • Edinburg ISD
  • McAllen ISD
  • Donna ISD
  • Los Fresnos ISD
  • Sharyland ISD
  • Harlingen CISD
  • La Joya ISD

Districts state they will further review guidance from the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local health authorities.

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