Polk County Public Schools will not require face masks for the 2021 – 2022 school year. Beginning June 9, 2021, face masks are optional for students and staff.
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Wondering where you can buy face masks in the Lakeland area? We’ve got a list for you. While there is no mandate on wearing face masks in public from the State of Florida, Polk County, or City of Lakeland (at time of publishing), the CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings to help slow the spread.