Mask Mandate lifted for vaccinated people in Juneau


"It's the right thing to do for those around you who can't get vaccinated or who may be at higher risk".

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that fully vaccinated people could go without a mask in most settings, even indoors in large crowds, in what was a key milestone in the US path out of the pandemic.

"We haven't enforced the mask rule lately, people are vaccinated, but I personally feel better with it on, so I really do wish customers would keep them on", Jennifer Moes said.

"I'm encouraging all my patients who are 12 and older to get vaccinated, but for younger kids, the current recommendations are, if you're out with your kids in indoor places, they should be wearing masks", Besser said Friday on "Good Morning America".

Don Williamson, president of the Alabama Hospital Association, said hospitals are still treating many of COVID-19 patients and must take every precaution to ensure the virus is not spread internally.

"The American people stepped up". Andrew Cuomo said late Thursday. According to Business Insider, Walmart, Target, Dollar General and Starbucks say shoppers and workers in their stores will still need to wear masks.

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The impact of the public health measures will be evaluated in the coming weeks. "We still have a ways to get back down". Of those, 461,076 are resolved (92.3 per cent) and 8,374 people have died (32 more than Tuesday).

Biden urged people to go and get vaccinated, saying that the CDC's lift of the mask requirement only applies to those who are fully vaccinated. "The choice is yours".

Still, some people say they aren't ready to ditch the masks quite yet.

"The CDC guidance is gonna be what it is until it changes". "Yes", Biden shouted as he kept walking, with his back to the camera. Biden issued an executive order requiring mask-wearing on his first day in office; it remains in effect but its fine print tells agencies to follow CDC guidance.

Under the new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear masks indoors or outdoors, including in crowds.

"Just ran into [Michael Gwin] in the hall, both of us sans mask for the first time in the building - what a treat!" tweeted Peter Velz, an aid to Harris, referring to the White House's rapid response director.

The West Allis Farmers Market requires vendors to wear masks, and its website states masks are strongly recommended for customers.