Face coverings no longer required on Southeast Mo. State campus, with two exceptions

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – Face coverings are no longer required on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University with two exceptions.

University President Dr. Carlos Vargas posted a message on the university’s website on Wednesday with the update.

Effective immediately, face coverings are not required on campus with the following exceptions:

  • Campus shuttles and transit services pursuant to federal law. (Under Executive Order 13998 issued Jan. 21, 2021-Sept. 13, 2021, and extended through March 18, 2022, face coverings are required to be worn on all forms of public transportation as defined in section 5302 of title 49, United States Code. Southeast’s Transit Services is a subrecipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) operating fund and, as such, must comply with this Executive Order.)
  • Health-related spaces, the Autism Center and Campus Health Clinic.

The next on-campus vaccination clinic is April 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the University Center Program Lounge.

Visit the university’s coronavirus information page for more information.

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