Mask Advisory for Unvaccinated Residents

  • Leader
    Jul 12
    Effective May 29, 2021, masks continue to be required for both
    vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals at all times in the following
    locations, subject to the exemptions listed below:To get more news about
    nonmedical dust proof mask, you can visit official website.

    On Public and Private Transportation, including on the MBTA, commuter
    rail, buses, ferries, and airplanes, and while in rideshares (Uber and
    Lyft), taxis, and livery vehicles, as required by the Centers for
    Disease Control January 29, 2021 Order. Face coverings are also
    required at all times in transportation hubs, including train stations,
    bus stops, and airports. The requirement applies to riders and workers.

    Inside K-12 public schools, collaboratives, approved special education
    schools and as otherwise required by the Department of Elementary and
    Secondary Education (DESE). The requirement applies to students,
    teachers, and staff

    Healthcare facilities licensed or operated by the Commonwealth and
    healthcare practice locations of any provider licensed by a professional
    board which sits within the Department of Public Health or the Division
    of Professional Licensure. These settings include nursing homes, rest
    homes, emergency medical services, hospitals, physician and other
    medical and dental offices, urgent care settings, community health
    centers, vaccination sites, behavioral health clinics, and Bureau of
    Substance and Addiction Services (BSAS) facilities. This requirement
    applies to patients, residents, staff, vendors and visitors.

    Congregate care facilities or programs operated, licensed, certified,
    regulated, authorized, or funded by the Commonwealth. These settings
    include the common areas of assisted living residences, group homes,
    residential treatment programs, and facilities operated, licensed,
    certified, regulated, authorized, or funded by the Department of
    Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Youth Services (DYS), the
    Department of Mental Health (DMH), the Department of Public Health
    (DPH), the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), the Department of
    Veterans’ Services (DVS), the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
    (MCB), the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and the
    Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC). This requirement applies
    to clients, residents, staff, vendors and visitors.

    Emergency shelter programs, including individual and family homeless
    shelters, domestic violence and sexual assault shelters, veterans’
    shelters, and shelters funded by the Department of Housing and Community
    Development. This requirement applies to guests, staff, vendors and

    Houses of Correction, Department of Correction prisons, jails, and other
    correctional facilities. This requirement applies to people who are
    detained or incarcerated, staff, vendors and visitors.

    Health Care and Day Services and Programs operated, licensed, certified,
    regulated, or funded by the Commonwealth including the Executive Office
    of Health and Human Services or one of its agencies. These settings
    include adult day health, day habilitation, Program of All-Inclusive
    Care for the Elderly (PACE), psychosocial rehabilitation club houses,
    brain injury centers and clubhouses, day treatment, partial
    hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs, recovery support
    centers and center-based day support programs. This requirement applies
    to staff, visitors, vendors and consumers.

    Home health care workers, including Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) and
    Home Health Aides in community and home-based settings where they are
    providing patient-facing care; provided, however, the requirement shall
    only apply to the worker providing care.