New York State Adopts CDC Masking Requirements
- As of Wednesday, May 19, the New York State Department of Health is adopting the mask requirements released by the CDC
- If you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic.
- Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.
- Unvaccinated and immunocompromised individuals are still required to wear masks
- Masks will still be required on public transportation, in nursing homes and other healthcare facilities, in homeless shelters, in schools, and in correctional facilities
- Individual businesses will be allowed to require masks at/inside their establishments at their discretion.
- For more information, click the following link from the CDC: Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People | CDC