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What parents need to know about navigating the new CDC mask guidelines

Everything vaccinated parents need to know for getting through the summer with a mix of vaccinated and unvaccinated groups of people.

Updated May 18, 2021

As millions of Americans are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and embark on excitedly making summer plans, many parents are left wondering, "What about our kids?" COVID restrictions are being altered and lifted on a weekly basis, but with children unable to receive the vaccine, many parents are scratching their heads about what's safe and what's not until kids are vaccinated.

The FDA recently authorized Pfizer's vaccine for emergency use for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15, and anyone over the age of 16 can currently receive the Pfizer vaccine.

But if you have young children who may be several months away from meeting vaccine eligibility requirements, you're likely playing it safe this summer—not unlike last summer.

Especially now that the CDC says fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear masks unless an establishment requires it.

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