To mask or not to mask – that is the question
Masking is on the honor system for fully vaccinated; but not everywhere
Last updated 5/20/2021 at 7:30am
Best bet – keep the mask and the proof of vaccination handy because masking is still required for the unvaccinated but it's likely on the honor system in most settings.
The concept is unchanged: the goal of masking-up is prevention of COVID-19 spread as the vaccination effort continues. The current goal of health officials, according to a May 18 Joint Information Commission briefing in Snohomish County, is to reach 70% vaccination to shorten the path to a full re-opening while enjoying the health-benefits of fewer cases, fewer hospitalizations, fewer deaths.
Numbers are reducing but the...