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Governor Allows High School Swim Team Members To Remove Mandated Masks 'When Swimming'

Other athletes must mask-up even on the field

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has chosen to allow Michigan high school sports this fall, but students who participate must wear a face mask on the field. The Sept. 3 executive order does allow one exemption: Swim team members must also wear a mask “except when swimming.”


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