The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) has updated the initial mask order
released on August 12, 2021 to include Pre-Kindergarten and grades seven (7) through twelve
(12). This order adding Pre-Kindergarten and grades seven (7) through twelve (12) is effective
Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
The order will remain in effect until community transmission for Genesee County is
categorized as “moderate” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Transmission Indicator for New Cases for at least fourteen (14) consecutive days. Genesee
County, according to data as of August 31, 2021 is listed as “High” transmission, with 178.9
weekly cases per 100,000. “Moderate” transmission is weekly cases per 100,000 ranging from
10 to 49. Genesee County case data for the CDC Transmission Indicator for New Cases is
available at https://www.mistartmap.info/cdc-indicators?area=county%3Agenesee.
The full order is available on the Genesee County Health Department website at https://www.gchd.us/coronavirus/.