Some Milwaukee-area businesses reconsider mask requirements after new CDC guidance

Secretary Jen Psaki Communications Director Katherine Bedingfield and other staff members stand without protective face masks at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington

"Further, we must remember, that we still have Ohioans who are not eligible to be vaccinated, including those younger than 12 years-of-age".

Video: What comes next after CDC says fully vaccinated folks can ditch masks? The agency considers an individual to have been fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose COVID vaccine series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Because of the vaccine, COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are decreasing dramatically.

He said the state's mask mandate would remain in place for now.

Citing the recent update regarding masks from the Center for Disease Control, the full operational update post from Hersheypark stated that "face coverings and social distancing for those who have been fully vaccinated will no longer be required when visiting Hersheypark".

As for the CDC's revision of its masking rules, it is unclear what impact this will have on teachers, staff and students in the near term. Vaccinated media could take off their masks, as well.

NY is not following CDC guidelines that say vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks in most situations, Gov.

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Walensky also suggested on Thursday that fully vaccinated parents and teachers "may want to continue wearing masks to model behavior" for children who are not yet vaccinated or now unable to get the vaccine. Though the CDC has not yet revised its K-12 schools safety guidance, at least one district did move quickly Thursday to announce changes to its own in-school safety policies. In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a news conference Tuesday that he believes children should not be masked in classrooms, vaccinated or not. According to Business Insider, Walmart, Target, Dollar General and Starbucks say shoppers and workers in their stores will still need to wear masks.

"The experience in other states has been that some individuals may choose to wear masks, and many businesses, schools, hospitals, and other employers may choose to require masks in their buildings", the governor said in a statement.

"That's why the CDC and others are still requiring those in healthcare facilities to wear masks", he said.

The move was excoriated by the Palmetto State Teachers Association.

The new government guidance that fully vaccinated Americans can return to life without masks marked a turning point for the nation's reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, but it also sparked many questions, including from parents.

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