Hospitalizations due to the flu this year are still just a fraction of normal. That could change as our masks come off.
A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll indicates many Americans are worried about easing pandemic-era restrictions.
While mask use should help stifle the spread, experts say with schools resuming in-person learning, the flu may be more prevalent this year.
Districts decry the loss of “local control” in health and safety decisions following the governor's order that schools require masks inside this fall.
State government employees and visitors inside state agencies must mask up when indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
Vaccinations have slowed to a snail’s pace, creating uncertainty about when the state will reach 70% vaccination for adults.