Pa. relaxes mask mandate for vaccinated people in step with the CDC
Written by Jim Deegan on May 14, 2021
Pennsylvania has adopted new, relaxed federal guidance on mask-wearing for people who are vaccinated
By Tyler Pratt
May 13, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidance on mask-wearing on May 13, saying that fully vaccinated people don’t have to wear them indoors in uncrowded situations indoors and outside at all, even at a crowded event.
Pennsylvania’s masking requirement is still in place for unvaccinated people.
In a statement released on Thursday the State Health Department said that once 70 percent of people over the age of 18 are vaccinated, it will lift the mask mandate for all.
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