Mask Mandate Extended Through March 2022

Mask Mandate Extended Through March 2022

December 3, 2021 - The Omicron variant is a reminder that the pandemic is not over. Scientists don’t yet have all the facts about this variant, but it’s an example of what the epidemiologists have been predicting - as long as vaccination rates remain low around the world the virus will continue to mutate and could create a strain that is unaffected by current vaccines. 

That would put us at square one with the pandemic. The federal government this week extended the transportation mask mandate through mid-March 2022 to protect unvaccinated passengers (infants and children up to age 5 and passengers traveling for medical procedures who are unable to get vaccinated) and to ensure transportation is not aiding in the spread of the virus/variants.

We are all so ready for the day masks are no longer required in our workplace. This is another reason we implore the public to get vaccinated and we demand world leaders support a WTO waiver of intellectual property so the vaccine can be produced and distributed around the world, rather than the current practice of denying poorer countries and putting profits over people  

We are focused on putting COVID-19 in check. That means we will continue to enforce safety protocols determined necessary by public health officials. 

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