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PA Supreme Court Weighs Constitutionality of State’s Masking Order

Vera Davidova

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is weighing the constitutionality of a state health department order requiring children to wear face masks in schools to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Transforming Health’s Brett Sholtis has the details.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2021/12/09/pennsylvania-supreme-court-grapples-with-legality-of-state-school-masking-mandate/

(Original air-date: 12/9/21)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.