'We're All Paying For The Decisions Of The Unvaccinated.' Worcester Starts Mask Mandate On MondayWorcester’s vaccination rate is at 80%, but less than half of eligible school-age kids have had shots.
Indoor Mask Mandate In Boston Begins FridayThe mandate applies to all indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status.
Cambridge Issues Emergency Order To Require Masks In Indoor Public PlacesCambridge has issued an emergency order to require masks in indoor public places starting September 3.
Mask Mandate Issued For Indoor Places In Boston, Acting Mayor Kim Janey AnnouncesIt will go into effect on Friday, August 27.
Baker Not Changing Mask Guidance Because Massachusetts In 'Dramatically Different Place' Than Other StatesGov. Charlie Baker is not going to change the mask guidance in Massachusetts right now, even as COVID cases rise, because he says the Commonwealth is in a "dramatically different place than many other states across this country."
DESE 'Strongly Recommends' Masks For K-6 Students, Not Required For VaccinatedUnder new masking guidelines released by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), vaccinated students will not be required to wear masks in the classroom
Massachusetts COVID-19 Mask Order Remains In Place, Despite CDC GuidanceThe mask order will remain in place in Massachusetts, despite new guidance from the CDC released on Thursday.
CDC Guidance: Fully Vaccinated People Don't Need Masks In Most Indoor SpacesThe CDC is easing indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.