Vermillion School Board provide update on mask mandate

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- The Vermillion School District is in the middle of another two week period of mandatory face masks. That was in response to a jump in positive Covid-19 infections.

Superintendent Damon Alvey says they have updated their isolation policies.

Alvey says they are trying to keep the learning disruptions to a minimum.

Alvey says they also have teachers out which is another disruption.

The state Health Department reported 657 active cases in Clay County.