SAN JOAQUIN (BCN) — On Tuesday, a majority of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution that advocates for California public health officials to allow school districts and parents to decide their own mask requirements for children attending in-person school.

In a letter to the board, Chairman Tom Patti said his reasoning behind the resolution is that studies have shown that children are less likely to transmit and less likely to develop COVID-19 symptoms compared to adults.

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