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San Mateo County to start requiring face masks at county facilities on Monday

Original post made on Jul 26, 2021

Face coverings will be required at San Mateo County facilities regardless of vaccination status "out of an abundance of caution" due to rising COVID-19 case rates.

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Posted by Virginia Smedberg
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 26, 2021 at 7:18 pm

Virginia Smedberg is a registered user.

Even if you're vaccinated you can get infected, and spread it. So why not do the considerate thing and just wear a mask indoors, and even outdoors if it's crowded. It's such an easy thing to do and you know it's effective! And there are so many cool mask patterns now, you can wear your thoughts!

Posted by William Hitchens
a resident of Mountain View
on Jul 30, 2021 at 4:40 pm

William Hitchens is a registered user.

At County facilities only? How about ALL indoor facilities, public and private??? C'mon guys, show some courage. This is not rocket science. Public health is more important than unnecessary indoor public eating, drinking, and recreation. The key word here is unnecessary. If you don't really, really need to do it, just don't do it. Very simple, OK?

Posted by John B. Sails
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 30, 2021 at 5:03 pm

John B. Sails is a registered user.

[Portion removed.] If the non-vaxxed do not have the consideration to vax themselves for all, why should the already-thoughtful and considerate give away all their rights for them? In fact, forced masking of the already vaccinated is very counter-productive, telling the non-vaxxed it's really not that effective, you still need to mask, so why do it? By contrast, possibly the only thing that WILL convince the anti-vaxxed to vax is the fear of God from getting it or someone in their family getting it. Yes, very simple, I agree.

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