Masks on, masks off: Businesses have options
Last updated 3/17/2022 at 6:04am
Masks are optional in public settings now. Proof of vaccination is not required. Does that mean the two-year coronavirus pandemic is over?
The lifting of the mask mandate does not signal the end of the possible need for masking nor the end of the COVID pandemic, according to the Snohomish Health District.
People should remain vigilant and flexible for future times when universal use of masks may be needed to protect citizens, the health-care system, and other essential societal functions, the district adds.
Still, there is a sense of normality that can be spotted in Edmonds wherev...