What a difference three months makes. In May 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) announced that fully vaccinated individuals could forgo masks and social distancing requirements in most indoor and outdoor locations. At that time, the Alpha variant was not all that transmissible in the fully vaccinated, and millions of vaccine shots were doled out each day. But now, with the increasing spread of the transmissible Delta variant, the CDC has updated its guidance to recommend that fully vaccinated individuals wear masks in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission.… Continue Reading Return of the Mask: CDC Issues New Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated Individuals
Tyler Z. Bernstein is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Orange County office.