Anyone who is unvaccinated should get vaccinated and continue masking in public indoor places until they are fully vaccinated. With the Delta variant, this is more urgent than ever.

TRANSMISSION LEVEL FULLY VACCINATED PEOPLE UNVACCINATED PEOPLE

HIGH

  • Wear a mask in public indoor settings
  • Wear a mask in public indoor settings
  • Consider wearing a mask in crowded outdoor settings

SUBSTANTIAL

  • Wear a mask in public indoor settings
  • Wear a mask in public indoor settings
  • Consider wearing a mask in crowded outdoor settings

MODERATE

  • No need to wear a mask in public indoor settings*
  • Wear a mask in public indoor settings

LOW

  • No need to wear a mask in public indoor settings*
  • Wear a mask in public indoor settings

*Consider wearing a mask in public indoor settings if you or someone in your household is immunocompromised or at risk for severe disease, or if someone in your household is not fully vaccinated.

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Definitions:

  • Fully vaccinated: 14 days after 2nd dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 14 days after 1st dose of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine
  • Unvaccinated: Anyone who is not fully vaccinated