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Coronavirus in Texas

CDC wants more vaccinated people and schoolchildren to mask up — but Texas keeps it voluntary

Texas Republican state leaders held their ground against allowing local schools and governments to require masks. The CDC guidelines are not mandates and have no weight of law.

McKinney ISD registered nurse Jennifer Beaverson, left, administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Rory Augustin, 15, at McKinney ISD Stadium and Community Event Center on May 20, 2021.

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