Updated CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People: Takeaways for Primary Care

Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

The newest CDC guidance greatly reduces situations that require use of masks, distancing, and testing but has raised many questions. Here's help to answer the ones your patients may ask.

On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People. This newest guidance relaxes almost universally the requirements for use of masks and physical distancing for people who have received both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or have received the single-shot J&J vaccine.

The rapid shift in precautions at the federal level has caught many states off guard and chances are many of your patients are going to have questions.

To help you guide them through the confusion (and the controversy) we have summarized the recommendations for you in the following at-a-glance series of slides.