As COVID cases surge across the U.S., more states are tightening guidelines. Here is where each state stands on mask requirements.
"We'll have something to say, but we're gonna process this. It's a big decision." Gov. Charlie Baker hinted Wednesday that his administration will have “more to say” about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new face covering guidelines “shortly,” but isn’t making any changes to COVID-19 rules in Massachusetts just yet.
With the delta variant taking off around the U.S., the federal government Tuesday updated its masking guidelines for fully vaccinated people. The new advice is to mask up indoors if you live in a place with "substantial" or "high" coronavirus transmission. (The guidance for people who are unvaccinated remains the same: Always mask up indoors.)
CDC's new masking guidance prompted by science that emerged in just the last several days, Walensky says
(CNN) — The CDC's decision to change its mask guidance this week was prompted by scientists' determination -- only days old -- that vaccinated people with breakthrough Delta coronavirus variant infections can pass the virus to others, the center's director said Wednesday. Dr. Rochelle Walensky said such breakthrough infections are...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans in parts of the country with "substantial or high transmission" of COVID-19 should return to wearing masks indoors, citing new data on the highly contagious Delta variant. The CDC also said masks should be required of everyone inside...
Should you be wearing a mask again? Here's a map of the Covid hot spots subject to the CDC's new guidance
The CDC recommended Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans start wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid-19 transmission rates. The counties in the two groups for which the CDC recommends mask-wearing combined make up 225 million Americans, according to a CNBC analysis of the agency's data, or about two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Capitol Attending Physician Brian Monahan said late Tuesday that the House of Representatives is reinstating its mask mandate – and therefore the threat of fines to members who don't comply – following updated guidance from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the delta variant of the coronavirus.
CDC: Color-coded map reveals where Americans need to wear masks again, and where you can go maskless, outside of schools
Vaccinated people can still spread the Delta variant, which is one of the biggest reasons masks are being recommended indoors again.
'I thought I did everything right': The fully vaccinated are frustrated by CDC's changing mask advice
Most vaccinated people say they’re relieved the CDC is recommending masks again. They’re just frustrated guidance changed in the first place.
WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. Citing new information about the ability of the delta variant to spread among vaccinated...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges. Citing new information about the variant’s ability to spread among...
The CDC also recommended masks be required for everyone in K-12 schools, regardless of their vaccination status.
Masks are again required for members of the House side of the U.S. Capitol amid a nationwide rise in coronavirus cases. Under the reimplemented mandate, members, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, must wear a "well-fitted, medical grade, filtration face mask" in House office buildings, during meetings, and while in the House Chamber. Under the order from Dr. Brian Monahan, Congress's attending physician, the new rule doesn't effect members of the Senate.
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The federal government’s abrupt about-face on the need for indoor mask-wearing is clouding prospects for Americans to return to the office in large numbers, raising fears that the ultra-infectious delta variant could threaten the economic recovery. What just weeks ago seemed like a smooth return to pre-pandemic life suddenly felt...
Detroit Free Press
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Tuesday she does not expect the state will issue a mask mandate or any other new COVID-19 pandemic orders any time soon, despite federal health officials issuing new guidance that calls on even some who are fully vaccinated to mask up. "I do not anticipate another...
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - There are a lot of mixed feelings over the CDC’s newest mask guidance. On Tuesday, July 27, the CDC officially updated its guidance and recommended mask-wearing for everyone in kindergarten through 12-grade schools. The updated CDC guidelines called for indoor masks for teachers, staff, students, and visitors to schools, regardless of vaccination status, in parts of the US where the coronavirus is surging. Louisiana is one of those parts.
In light of the rapid spread of COVID-19’s delta variant across the country, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Tuesday that all Americans living in counties with “substantial to high” transmission rates — which currently includes all of NYC — should return to universal masking guidelines, including wearing masks in public indoor settings except when eating or drinking.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) abruptly reversed course Tuesday with new guidance recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks in indoor public settings and suggesting universal masking in schools as new cases of the COVID-19 delta variant are on the rise. Parents, politicians and teachers...