Masks will be mandatory as of Monday, March 8 for all elementary school students
New preventative measures for schools in red zones throughout Québec were announced this week by the Québec government .
Effective Monday March 8, all elementary schools of the English Montreal School Board will be applying the new directives for masks .
The wearing of a procedural mask will be mandatory for Grade 1 to 6 students in classrooms , common areas and on school transportation .
The wearing of masks will not be required for elementary school students outdoors .
Elementary school students will receive two child-sized procedural masks per day, provided at the school .
Pre-school students (K4 and 5) are not required to wear procedural masks in school .