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Federal mask mandate lifted in airports

Masks will no longer be required in airports after a federal ruling made Monday, according to a press release from the county of San Luis Obispo. Despite some local mandates being lifted, up until yesterday the CDC still required masks in public transportation conveyances and at transportation hubs. University spokesperson Matt Lazier said that Cal […]

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‘Callous and risky’: Immunocompromised people brace for spring quarter as Armstrong lifts mask mandate

M.W. Kaplan dreads thinking about an in-person communications theory class they are enrolled in at Cal Poly next quarter. Kaplan, a communication studies junior, said they need to take the class to graduate — but with the university lifting the indoor mask mandate across campus starting in the spring, Kaplan is not comfortable going to […]

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Masks no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals in Rec Center, PAC, other facilities

Cal Poly students who are fully vaccinated will no longer be required to wear a mask in specific facilities including the Recreation Center and Performing Arts Center. The university will not check the vaccination status of students to determine whether they should be wearing a mask or not.  “For students, it will be self-attestation — […]

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San Luis Obispo indoor mask mandate to be lifted Feb. 16

San Luis Obispo County Public Health announced Wednesday that the county order requiring masks in indoor public places will be lifted Feb. 16. The mandate began Sept. 1. “Throughout the pandemic, we have sought to balance public health measures with pre-pandemic normalcy – this change reflects another such moment,” County Public Health Officer Dr. Penny […]

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San Luis Obispo County Public Health says they’ll lift mask mandate if these two standards are met

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department announced new criteria for lifting the current indoor mask mandate for the county.  While the indoor mask mandate hasn’t yet been lifted, the health department now plans to do so when the county meets two standards. San Luis Obispo County must maintain the moderate (yellow) transmission tier […]