Masks, social distancing not suggested aside from crowded, contained areas
CDC says masks, social distancing not needed for fully vaccinated people
WHAT TO KNOW:
The CDC has said that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing.
Businesses may still have mask orders in place
Guidelines still suggest masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters.
Deaths from coronavirus are at their lowest point since April 2020.
This official recommendation applies to people who are two weeks past their final vaccination shot.
Alachua County's emergency order expired this week.
Governor DeSantis's executive order last week repealed all local mask mandates.
CDC DIRECTOR ROCHELLE WALENSKY: “Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities — large or small — without wearing a mask or physically distancing... If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing the things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic.”