Harrisburg R-VIII School District will be accepting exemptions for our mask mandate under the following terms and conditions.
- Medical exemptions will be honored when written by a licensed physician for medical need, complication, or pre-existing condition.
- Religious exemptions will be honored under the following terms and conditions per our school attorney, Mickes O’Toole Law Firm.
“Requests for religious exemption will be considered if the request contains
documentation of the specific religious beliefs that are claimed to be violated by
the mask requirement. The religious beliefs must be long-standing and personal
to the individual seeking the exemption. Lastly, requests for exemption must contain
verification of the validity of the request from Clergymen, Rabi, Priests, Imen, etc.”
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