The practice of wearing masks indoors has already begun in earnest because of Gov. Ned Lamont’s executive order for universal masking at least until Sept. 30. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recently changed its stance from only having unvaccinated people wear masks to universal masking in schools due to the impact of the delta variant.
And schools are where I’d like to focus this week. Our Fairfield Schools will enforce the governor’s order for all students during the first crucial month of school. While Fairfield University and Sacred Heart officials haven’t commented publicly about the masking order, my sense is that the two colleges will honor the mandate also.