COVID In New Jersey: Governor, Health Commissioner Recommend Everyone Wear Masks Indoors When There Is Increased RiskIn a statement, the governor also said he reserves the right to take more drastic action, including a statewide mask mandate.
CDC Says Vaccinated Children, Teachers Won't Need Masks In ClassSchools can safely return to in-person learning in the fall, even as they prepare to welcome back students too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to updated guidance released Friday by the CDC.
New Jersey Transit Lifts Mask Mandate For Outdoor Train Platforms, Bus StopsA spokesperson says the new rule is consistent with state and federal guidelines.
New Jersey School Superintendent Suspended After Refusing To Lift Mask MandatesSuperintendent John Marciante said it went against state guidance.
Cuomo Says Kids Can Go Maskless Outdoors At Schools, Creating More Confusion For Parents And Some School DistrictsParents are hearing conflicting information from state health and education officials.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy: Students May Not Have To Wear Masks When Returning To School In SeptemberMurphy made the comments during a visit to Bergenfield High School with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.
Mask Confusion: Parents Of Unvaccinated Children Question What To Do As New York Lifts Mask MandateIt's tough going for anxious parents as they try to make informed decisions on how best to navigate their unvaccinated children in what is now an unmasked world.
Mask Mandate Lifted For Fully Vaccinated New Yorkers, But Private Businesses Split On EnforcementFood services, offices, gyms, retail, salons and more can also increase to 100% capacity, but they must still be able to maintain six feet of distance if not everyone is vaccinated.
NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi Says He Will Not Follow Updated CDC Mask Guidance: 'I'll Be Keeping My Mask On Indoors In Almost All Settings'Chokshi is recommending continued mask use in many indoor settings until more people are fully vaccinated, and he says he will keep his mask on, too.
Over A Third Of States Are Ending COVID-19 Mask MandatesEighteen states have announced plans to drop public mask mandates either immediately or in the weeks to come.
COVID Restrictions In New Jersey: Gov. Phil Murphy Says Indoor Mask Mandate Will Remain In Place Despite New CDC GuidanceMurphy says New Jersey has worked hard to get people vaccinated and bring infection rates down, and he wants progress to continue.
CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Individuals Can Ditch Face Masks While Outdoors In Most SituationsKeep in mind, many venues have their own rules and you still need to wear a mask indoors.
Studies Suggest Mask-Wearing May Help Alleviate Seasonal Allergy SymptomsIsraeli researchers looked at data on nurses who wore masks for two weeks.
New York Fashion Designer Urges Everyone To 'Choose Compassion' With Face Masks Benefitting Stop AAPI HateOne hundred percent of the proceeds go to Stop AAPI Hate, a nonprofit website where you can report hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that often go unreported.
Health Experts Stress Need To Fight 'Mask Exhaustion,' Continue To Follow COVID Safety GuidelinesHealth experts say though we want our pre-COVID lives back and we want to celebrate the upcoming holidays, we need to show as much commitment to protecting ourselves and others as we did when the pandemic first hit.