Face masks to be optional at Volusia County graduations

FILE - A detail of an NYU student's 2021 graduation cap and tassel in Washington Square Park amid the COVID-19 pandemic on May 09, 2021 in New York City.

In Volusia County. high school graduates and their families will not have to wear face masks.

The school board says face coverings will be optional during the rehearsals and graduation ceremonies at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach.

Ceremonies will be held June 3-6.