March 6, 2023
Public Health/Prevention | Tea Leaves
  • California, Washington, and Oregon are dropping mask requirements in health care settings. California health officials on Friday unveiled plans to relax guidance on masking in high-risk settings and to end vaccination requirements for health care workers. On April 3, Washington and Oregon will no longer require health care workers, patients, or visitors to wear a mask in facilities including hospitals, urgent care centers, and dental and doctors’ offices. Washington’s mask requirements in correctional facilities will also end on April 3. (Articles here, here, and here)