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Posted on: July 30, 2021

COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

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Effective July 30, 2021 - The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s updated guidance. 

Fully vaccinated individuals are advised to wear a mask or face covering when indoors outside of your home if you have a weakened immune system, are at increased risk for COVID-19 or if someone in your household is at increased risk or unvaccinated. 

Masks are still mandatory for:  All individuals on public and private transportation systems (including rideshares, livery, taxi, ferries, MBTA, Commuter Rail and transportation stations), in healthcare facilities and in other settings hosting vulnerable populations, such as congregate care settings.

Please Note: The Commonwealth’s mask order was rescinded on May 29, 2021.


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ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS AND CLOTH MASKS
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