January 4, 2021 - 8:35am -- yoakam.1@osu.edu

Effective immediately, June 1, 2021, we have been given university approval to follow local guidance for our statewide campuses with regard to masks.

What this means for OSU Extension, in general:

  • Face masks are not required to be worn inside or outside at 4-H camp (day or overnight) for ALL employees AND clientele
  • Face masks are not required to be worn inside or outside at any OSU Extension (including 4-H non-camp) programs and activities for ALL employees AND clientele
  • Face masks are not required to be worn inside or outside at county offices for ALL employees AND clientele
    • Face masks are strongly recommended for those who are not yet fully vaccinated (strongly recommended means the individual chooses to wear a mask or not)

All other health and safety guidance is still in effect, such as physical distancing and sanitizing.

Local guidance (i.e., local health department, local landlord or building requirements, etc.) prevails.