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Gov. Ralph Northam responds to new CDC mask guidance for fully vaccinated people

Changes could soon be coming to Virginia

Fully vaccinated Virginians may soon not have to wear masks.
Fully vaccinated Virginians may soon not have to wear masks.

Fully vaccinated Virginians may soon not have to wear masks.

Just after 5 p.m., Gov. Ralph Northam tweeted out that he and his team are reviewing the latest from the CDC, which says that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask in certain instances.

The governor cited the fact that Virginia has followed CDC guidelines throughout this pandemic and will continue to do so.

Northam also recommended that those who have not yet been vaccinated visit https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/ to find an appointment.

President Biden spoke earlier on Thursday, talking about the new guidance, you can watch that video below:

Shortly before 4 p.m., President Joe Biden is expected to speak on the new CDC guidance.
Shortly before 4 p.m., President Joe Biden is expected to speak on the new CDC guidance.

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