Boise School District Board of Trustees to Consider 
Removing Mask Mandate at Special Board Meeting

Boise, ID -- 03/04/2022 -- On Monday, March 7, 2022 at 2:00 p.m., the Boise School Board of Trustees will meet to consider removing the District’s mask mandate. The special meeting comes following the determination by the CDC to move Ada County to the Yellow (medium) category on Thursday, March 3, 2022 regarding the community spread of COVID-19. 

The Board of Trustees will consider the change based on the following criteria: 

  • Community transmission of infectious disease according to CDC is at a medium rate (yellow):
  • 1174.04 cases per 100,000
  • Hospital Admissions at 7.4 per 100,000
  • Spread of infectious disease in our schools:
  • January 17th - 23rd = 952 positive cases and 529 quarantines.
  • February 7th - 13th = 147 positive cases and 62 quarantines.
  • February 28th - March 4th = 13 positive cases and 0 quarantines.
  • Operational impact of employee & student absenteeism:
  • January - Overall fill rate of 61% / certified fill rate of 74%.
  • February  - Overall fill rate of 74% / certified fill rate of 84%.
  • Input from health care professionals:
  • Change in guidance from CDC as of 2/25/22

The Special Board meeting will be held virtually and be available via the District YouTube Channel. For more information, please visit the Boise School District’s Board Agenda webpage.
News Media Contact:
Dan Hollar
Public Affairs Administrator
Boise School District
(208) 854-4064
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