UAB no longer requiring masks in non-clinical buildings
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Officials with UAB announced that masks will now be optional inside of non-clinical university buildings.
Officials say masks will not be required in university meetings, events, classrooms, or labs unless there is a non-COVID related environmental health guideline that requires a mask. Buildings with clinical and non-clinical areas, such as the school of Dentistry and Optometry, will require masks where patients are being cared for.
UAB citing a drop in positive cases among students and employees in the announcement. Officials say temporary masking may return if there is another surge in COVID-19 cases.
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