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Posted on: February 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Concord Mask Mandate Rescinded Effective February 16th, 2022

Mask Mandate Rescinded Effective February 16th, 2022

During the February 15th Board of Health meeting, the board voted to rescind the mask mandate effective 12:01AM on Wednesday, February 16, 2022.  As such, masks are no longer required in indoor public spaces within the Town of Concord.

Residents are encouraged to consider the Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines that were issued yesterday and are available below:

Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective February 15, 2022: A fully vaccinated individual should wear a mask indoors if you have a weakened immune system, or if you are at increased risk for severe disease because of your age or an underlying medical condition, or if someone in your household has a weakened immune system, is at increased risk for severe disease or is unvaccinated.

Further information is available from MDPH here: Updated Advisory Regarding Masks and Face Coverings PDF

Individual businesses still reserve the right to require masks if they so choose.

The Concord School Committee has provided their own guidance which is available on their webpage.

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