FREDERICK, MD —  In consultation with the Frederick County Board of Health, the Health Department re-affirms the CDC guidelines that masks are recommended to be worn indoors by everyone over the age of two years, including people who are fully vaccinated.

This recommendation is for areas of substantial or high community transmission of COVID-19, where the rates have remained substantial or high for seven (7) consecutive days.  Frederick County has been in substantial and high community transmission since the beginning of August 2021.

This recommendation from the Frederick County Board of Health remains in effect until the community transmission rate drops below substantial for seven (7) consecutive days.

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