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Masks required at several Triad colleges, universities

Masks will be required in all indoor settings at many colleges in our area.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — UNC-Greensboro, Forsyth Tech and Rockingham Community College are reinstating mask mandates.  

RELATED: NC State University to require masks indoors starting Monday

UNCG said starting on Monday masks will be worn in all indoor settings and facilities regardless of vaccination status until further notice. Students who live on campus should follow the policy set by the Housing and Residential Life while at the university residence hall.

Exceptions to this rule are:

  • Eating or drinking
  • In an indoor office space or other workspaces where 6 feet of distance can be maintained.

RELATED: NC updates mask guidance, Cooper issues order for state employees to verify vaccination

Masks do remain optional when outdoors but are recommended when social distancing is not possible.

Forsyth Tech tweeted face masks will be required indoors starting on Saturday. 

Rockingham Community College said as the semester begins on Aug. 16, masks will be required inside all buildings on campus.

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