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Federal judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

A federal judge Tuesday issued a ruling temporarily halting a public health order issued by Douglas County’s new board of health that allowed people to opt out of mask mandates and restricted quarantines. The ruling came after the Douglas County School District filed a lawsuit challenging the public health order. U.S. District Judge John Kane directed the […]

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Douglas County School District sues its new county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID-19 are suing the county’s new health department in federal court, alleging a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking rules in the county violates the civil rights of students with disabilities. The lawsuit asks […]