Revise the Requirements for Masks in BC Schools

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Samantha H
Jan 25, 2021
It's ridiculous that schools don't have mandatory masks right now. It's probably putting the students and school staff at a bigger risk. And the argument that the 30 or so students in a class are all in the same bubble is ridiculous, because those 30 or so kids go home to their families and are exposed to who knows how many other people every day.

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Lorraine Knourek
Dec 1, 2020
Students and teachers need more layers of protection, hand sanitizing is inadequate!

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Brent Mack
Nov 22, 2020
It’s very kids can pass on the virus as well. Let’s do EVERYTHING we can to protect school workers and our kids families. It’s only right.

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Brian Schmidt
Nov 14, 2020
Teachers are stressed out. Students are also at risk. This is a great way to have community spread. It's time. Mask up to save our schools and hospitals and economy!

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Alice Lai
1 year ago
Mask must be mandatory and also all kids should have the option of home schooling. DO NOT PUT OUR KIDS AT RISK!!!!!!!

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Sonja Schmidt
1 year ago
Schools should not be exempted, as the recommendation for when you can’t distance yourself is to wear a mask. our children deserve to be protected and their families do as well.

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Olivia Lam
1 year ago
A classroom is an enclosed space where virus spreads more easily, and requires good ventilation which many schools lack. Physical distancing is also an issue with kids in the class.

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Lexi Brookes
1 year ago
DO IT

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Aurelia Laxdal
1 year ago
I have two good stories for wearing masks. One is a Korean student who was in my virtual class and said that life there is reasonably normal on transit and visiting with friends except everyone abides by wearing a mask. Another story is from a health care worker in Vancouver who worked for two days in a care facility, carrying COVID-19, while wearing a mask and did not transmit the virus during that time.

Masks, ventilation, social distancing when possible, and proper personal and surface hygiene. Get these things mandated and in place and make it physically safe so that this generation is not further compromise socially and mentally by the lack of clarity and leadership on these issues. Study what countries like China and South Korea did right. Don’t come down too heavy fisted, like in Australia, or in denial like parts of the USA, but get the message and mandate out there and seek compliance through education and fact.

Well ventilated spaces reduce the risk by 19 times from what I have read. If people sanitize and get into the habit of not touching their mask. and sanitizing before and following face/mask contact we can significantly lower the risk of spread. We can do this smart and right BC!

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Sherry KS
1 year ago
Students are at risk!