TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the security directive for mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs for one month through May 3rd.
This extension is based on a recommendation made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In a statement released Thursday, the TSA said, "CDC will work with government agencies to help inform a revised policy framework for when, and under what circumstances, masks should be required in the public transportation corridor."
BREAKING NEWS: TSA extends face mask requirement through May 3, 2022. TSA will extend the Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs for 15 days through May 3, 2022. https://t.co/rY9W7Xkvcb pic.twitter.com/7cZ2stanEF— TSA (@TSA) April 13, 2022
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