Mask Mandate Temporarily Reinstated for Natchitoches Parish Schools

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, Governor John Bel Edwards, along with the Louisiana Department of Health, released updated Covid-19 guidelines as students prepare to return to school following the holiday break. Per Gov. Edwards’ recommendations, the Natchitoches Parish School Board has temporarily reinstated the mask mandate for all Natchitoches Parish Schools.

Starting on Monday, January 3, 2022, all faculty, staff, and students will be required to wear a mask when on school property. NPSB officials highly encourage those who can, to test before returning to school.

Click to view the full Covid-19 guidelines and quarantine guidance for Natchitoches Parish Schools:

Updated Covid-19 Guidance-12-31-21

Student safety is NPSB’s highest responsibility. In order to keep students and faculty safe, NPSB will continue to follow guidance set by the CDC and the Louisiana Department of Health.

The Natchitoches Parish School Board will update the community when the mask mandate is lifted.