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Confused By CDC's Latest Mask Guidance? Here's What We've Learned

If you're fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (as in, you've gotten all your shots and waited two weeks) the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday you can mostly go ahead and stop wearing your mask and stop social distancing — inside and out. "Fully vaccinated people can resume...
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CDC says fully vaccinated people can ditch indoor masks, physical distancing

People who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus no longer need to wear masks indoors or outdoors or physical distance while in large and small gatherings, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky announced during a White House COVID-19 briefing Thursday. Fully vaccinated individuals are still advised...
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South Carolina Public Health Officials Release Statement on New CDC Mask Guidelines

Dr. Simmer: “The science tells us that vaccines are working. Fully vaccinated South Carolinians can now go without masks in most situations.”. COLUMBIA, S.C. ― The Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Dr. Edward Simmer, released the following statement today concerning new mask guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
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U.S. administers 268.4 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

The United States has administered 268,438,666 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Friday morning and distributed 341,865,945 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Those figures are up from the 266,596,486 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Thursday out of...
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St. Louis City, County Drop Mask Mandates, Following New CDC Guidance

St. Louis and St. Louis County on Friday rescinded their mask mandates and social distancing requirements, aligning themselves with new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC said Thursday that adults fully vaccinated from the coronavirus could safely resume activities indoors and outdoors without masks or...