RPO requiring surgical, N95 or KN95 masks at performances

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has updated its mask policy ahead of its next performances.

Guests must now wear surgical, KN95, or N95 masks in order to attend RPO shows. Guests will not be allowed in with cloth masks, face shields, bandanas, neck gators or masks with valves. The RPO says it will have a supply of masks available

Attendees will be required to wear the maks during the whole performance.

Last week, the RPO announced that it would also require all guests 5 and older to show proof of vaccination.