May 13, 2021

CDC Mask Guidance Update

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outdoors and can avoid wearing them indoors with a few exceptions. This new guidance aligns with ROP’s recent policy update (700.118 v16) and ROP is still requiring all staff to wear masks when around youth in our care. This is consistent with the CDC guidance intended to protect vulnerable populations. Please reference the following link for current CDC guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals: