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Columbus, Ohio, Reissues Mask Mandate September 10, 2021

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther issued an Executive Order that requires everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a facial covering inside indoor public settings. The order is effective September 10, 2021.

Boulder County Requires Masks in Indoor Public Settings

Boulder County Public Health issued a public health order requiring facial coverings to be worn in public indoor spaces throughout Boulder County, Colorado, during periods of substantial or high transmission of COVID-19.

D.C. Massage Therapists Required to Obtain COVID-19 Vaccination

By emergency rule, the District of Columbia is mandating vaccinations against COVID-19 for health professionals. Massage therapists must receive their first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single dose of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine on or before September 30, 2021.

Washington COVID-19 Update—PPE Supplies Available from the State

Washington’s personal protective equipment (PPE) stockpile is available to help support state agencies, counties, and other partners to meet COVID-19 PPE requests through October 31, 2021. Health-care providers and businesses are encouraged to order PPE to help return the state’s PPE stockpile back to pre-COVID levels before it expires.

New Mexico Reissues Statewide Mask Mandate

A new Public Health Order issued August 17, 2021, reimplements a statewide mask mandate in New Mexico. Facemasks must be worn in all indoor public spaces—regardless of a person’s vaccination status—with limited exceptions.

OK Extends Renewal Date for Lapsed Licensees in 2020

If your massage therapy license was inactive or expired between the period of March 17, 2020, through January 31, 2021, you are eligible to renew your license. You have until December 31, 2021, to submit all renewal requirements.

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