Here's what you need to know.
The CDC is setting new coronavirus standards as the new Omnicron variant is looming. The CDC stated that individuals will have to abide by the new mask requirements to ensure that people stay healthy.
This new mask requirement includes individuals wearing new and better masks to help protect themselves from the variant. The CDC also stated that old masks that fit the new requirement can also be used. The CDC made the new update to help individuals be more prepared to take on the coronavirus.
The CDC also stated that the definition of fully vaccinated my change depending on the state. The CDC urged Americans to wear masks until they are fully vaccinated.