August 6, 2021
Updates on COVID-19 Regulations
AHPA continues to follow new COVID-19 regulations, guidance and other government actions. The updates below are the latest guidance and other developments since July 30, 2021, to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.
Updated CDC Guidance Recommends Vaccinated Individuals Wear Masks Indoors
The CDC has updated its mask guidance to recommend that people in areas with high rates of transmission of COVID-19 continue to wear masks indoors, even if they are vaccinated.
CDC Also Updates COVID-19 Testing Guidance for Vaccinated Persons
The CDC also updated its testing guidance to recommend that fully vaccinated people who have potentially been exposed to COVID-19 get tested, a reversal of the CDC’s previous guidance for asymptomatic vaccinated people.
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Renewed Through October
As of July 20th, Secretary Becerra has renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency until October 18, 2021.