Harnett parents plan to protest mask mandate
On Monday, some parents in Harnett County will argue against a mask mandate in schools even after some students were exposed to COVID-19.
WE WILL DIG INTO THAT A LITTLE DEEPER COMING UP AND THAT WILL BE IN JUST A BIT. >>> WE ARE LIVE IN HARNETT COUNTY WHERE PARENTS PLAN TO CONFRONT LEADERS TODAY. >> Reporter: GOOD MORNING, AND THAT IS SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN AT THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TODAY. THERE IS A COVID-19 UPDATE ON THERE. PARENTS PLAN ON COMING OVER HERE AND TALKING ABOUT MASKS BEING REQUIRED HERE IN HARNETT COUNTY SCHOOLS. THEY PLAN ON MEETING OUTSIDE WHERE THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETS SIGNING UP TO TALK AROUND BY. THERE CALLING IT A FIGHT FOR PARENTS CHOICE. SELECT SCHOOLS MASKS OPTIONAL BUT REVERSED THEIR DECISION AND NOW REQUIRE MASKS. THERE ARE MORE THAN 200 COVID CASES WITHIN HARNETT COUNTY SCHOOLS. THERE ARE TWO ATHLETIC TEAMS THAT ARE IN QUARANTINE AS WELL. I BELIEVE IT IS VOLLEYBALL AND SOCCER TEAMS. WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS AND KEEP YOU UPDATED ON WHAT HAPPENS.