Chicago residents who are fully vaccinated are encouraged but no longer required to wear masks, including in businesses.
Many Americans are still making sense of new CDC guidance that vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks in most indoor settings.
A WBEZ analysis shows Protect Chicago Plus improved vaccination rates in some targeted communities, but the impact was uneven. Some worry even those gains will fade.
The new city guidance mirrors that from the state and the feds, except the city says people are strongly advised to keep on their masks for now.
The CDC’s new guidance that it’s safe for fully vaccinated people to go without masks, even indoors, has led to a confusing situation for businesses, which now have to decide what to do on their own.
But drug companies are slow to relax their grip on their intellectual property.
The CDC now says vaccinated people can skip masks and stop social distancing in most indoor and outdoor settings.
Undocumneted seniors now can legally get healthcare in Illinois.
Each week, Reset’s infectious disease expert Dr. Mia Taormina joins us to answer your questions relating to the coronavirus and vaccines.
Plan your big wedding. Renew your gym membership. And gather your friends for that big Chicago bar crawl — as long as everyone’s fully vaccinated.