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Citing state proviso, KCSD makes masks optional
Physician urges ‘strong campaign’ to encourage masking, vaccinations
Karin Jenkins at School Board
Dr. Karin Jenkins, of Camden, prepares to speak to members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees during its meeting Tuesday. Jenkins warned trustees and district officials of the potential higher impact of the Delta variant of COVID-19 and urged the district to incentivize mask wearing -- which the district is keeping optional due to a proviso in the state budget -- and vaccinations. (Gee Whetsel/C-I)
Masks are optional for students, staff and visitors in Kershaw County School District (KCSD) facilities for the time being this school year. Students returned to classes Thursday. On Tuesday, KCSD Superintendent Dr.