BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The mask requirement in Publix is over.
Customers who are fully vaccinated with Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are no longer required to wear masks while shopping in Publix. The change is now effective, starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday.
Here is the official language from Publix corporate media relations:
“As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.
In accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.”
There is nothing preventing vaccinated people from wearing a mask, but it is no longer a requirement.
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