NOVEL CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19)




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Masking Guidance for Individuals

Masks are not required for fully vaccinated individuals, except in the following settings where masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

  • On public transit[1] (examples: airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, and ride-shares) and in transportation hubs (examples: airport, bus terminal, marina, train station, seaport or other port, subway station, or any other area that provides transportation)
  • Indoors in K-12 schools[2], childcare[3] and other youth settings.
    • Note: This may change as updated K-12 schools guidance is forthcoming, pending updates for K-12 operational guidance from the CDC.
  • Healthcare settings[4] (including long term care facilities[5])
  • State and local correctional facilities and detention centers[6]
  • Homeless shelters[7], emergency shelters[8] and cooling centers[9]
  • Additionally, masks are required** for unvaccinated individuals in indoor public settings and businesses (examples: retail, restaurants, theaters, family entertainment centers, meetings, state and local government offices serving the public).

For additional information- California is Open – When Do You Need Your Mask

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San Joaquin Regional Transit District will be providing free rides to SJReady COVID-19 vaccine sites (Must show vaccine appointment confirmation when boarding.)