Mayor Adams makes masks optional in day cares and schools for children 2-4 years of age


New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced an optional mask mandate for schools and daycare centers caring for children between the ages of two and four on June 9.

Citing data regarding the most recent wave of COVID-19 throughout the city, Mayor Adams stated the mask optional mandate would be in effect because New Yorkers have been diligent in protecting themselves and their families from the virus.