University of Arkansas will require masks for the fall semester

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(University of Arkansas)
Updated: Jul. 27, 2020 at 6:24 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The University of Arkansas has announced that it will require face-masks for the fall 2020 semester.

According to NBC affiliate KNWA, UARK said that “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university is implementing various measures to protect the health and well-being of our community.”

The requirements state that a mask will be required at all times indoors and outdoors if social distancing guidelines can not be followed.

The requirements do make an exception for those with a documented medical issue that would prohibit them from wearing a mask.

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