NYC Drops Vaccine Requirement to Attend High School Proms

New York City says it’s safe to dance.

The city’s mayor and top education official announced schools would lift the COVID-19 vaccine requirement previously needed to attend prom.

Although proof of vaccine is no longer needed to dance this year, officials are encouraging students in attendance to wear a mask.

“I am thrilled that, starting this year, every one of our young people will have the chance to celebrate all of their hard work with a prom and graduation, regardless of vaccination status,” Mayor Eric Adams said in a statement.

The NYC Department of Education says it continues to monitor COVID-19 rates and understands

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