UofL Health is lifting its universal masking requirement next week.

Leaders with UofL Health decided to lift the requirement on Feb. 6, according to a release.

Masks will not have to be worn by team members, patients and visitors.

“We will not discourage anyone from wearing a mask if they wish,” the release states.

In addition, mandatory COVID-19 testing for admission/procedures will end and testing will only need to be done for those showing symptoms.

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