Parents Rally On Staten Island, Call On NYC To Lift Mask Mandate For Public School Students This FallThey say it should be up to parents if their child wears a mask in schools starting in September. 
As COVID Pandemic Eases And Restrictions Loosen, Mask Confusion GrowsCDC and state guidelines in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut allow fully vaccinated people to take off their masks in most indoor and outdoor situations, but leave it up to the individual business to require face coverings or not. 
Parents, Children Rally Across Long Island For Change To Mask RequirementPeople who are fully vaccinated can take their masks off in most places. But where does that leave children? 
Mask Mandate Lifted For Fully Vaccinated New Yorkers, But Private Businesses Split On EnforcementFood services, offices, gyms, retail, salons and more can also increase to 100% capacity, but they must still be able to maintain six feet of distance if not everyone is vaccinated.
MTA Begins Fining Riders For Not Wearing Face CoveringsBack in April, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order requiring all commuters and MTA employees to wear face coverings on public transit.
MTA To Impose $50 Fines For Not Wearing Face Coverings On Mass TransitStarting Monday, Sept. 14, riders who are not wearing a face covering can be hit with a $50 fine, CBS2's Marcia Kramer reported.
Doctors Urge Parents To Talk To Children About Wearing Masks For Long Periods Of Time In SchoolAs students begin to face the new normal in schools, one of the hardest challenges of adjusting will be having to wear masks all day.
Woman Charged With Assault Following Violent Mask Confrontation Inside New Jersey StaplesHackensack police said Terri Thomas was charged with aggravated assault Tuesday.
Mask-Wearing Debate Rages On: Atlanta Mayor Calls Georgia Governor's Actions 'Simply Bizarre'Gov. Brian Kemp last week banned cities and counties in Georgia from ordering residents to wear masks or face coverings in public.
Gov. Murphy Mandates Use Of Masks Outdoors In New Jersey When Social Distancing Is Not RealisticThe main reason for the new outdoor mandate is because the rate of transmission in the state has moved up over 1%, the governor said.
Max Minute: If Kids Are Going Back To School In Fall, It's Time To Start Building Mask EnduranceEven though summer is just starting, the upcoming school year is on many parents' minds.