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House of Puerto Rico San Diego

San Diego County Safe Reopening Guidance for Covid-19

Face Coverings

Face coverings help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The County and state require people to wear them in some settings. In many cases, it will depend on whether you’ve been vaccinated. 

State guidelines on face coverings

Masks required 

Face coverings are required for everyone in these settings, whether you’ve been vaccinated or not.  

  • On public transit, such as buses, trains, airplanes, ferries, taxis and ride services, and in the areas that serve those, such as airports, transit stations, etc. 

  • Indoors in K-12 schools, childcare and other youth settings  

  • Healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities 

  • Detention facilities

  • Homeless shelters, emergency shelters and cooling centers

Fully vaccinated people

If you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you do not need to wear a mask in most cases. Required locations are listed above.

Unvaccinated people 

If you are not fully vaccinated you need to wear a face covering in indoor public settings. That includes retail stores, restaurants, theaters, family entertainment centers and government offices.