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Posted on: April 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Mask Guidance Updated for Fully Vaccinated

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April 28 - Mask Guidance Updated for Fully Vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control has updated mask guidance for people who are fully vaccinated. If you are fully vaccinated, you don't need to wear a mask outside, except in crowded settings. Learn more here

Vaccines are now available with or without an appointment. Learn more about vaccine locations, hours and availability through these health partner links:


April 28 - Updated Quarantine Guidance

Governor Mike DeWine announced on April 27, 2021 that Ohioans who are fully vaccinated no longer have to quarantine if they are exposed to someone with COVID-19. This health order applies to all adults, except those who are in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or other congregate care settings.  Nursing homes and long-term care facilities, including staff and residents, should continue to quarantine following CDC guidance. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines or two weeks after the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  Read the announcement here 

April 28 - Worthington COVID-19 Cases

As of April 28, 2021, the City of Worthington has 1,123 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Sadly, another Worthington resident has died. There have now been 53 Worthington residents who have passed away due to the coronavirus. 49 of those people lived in long-term care settings. Our sincere sympathies are with the friends and families of those Worthington residents who have died as a result of COVID-19.

As of April 28, 2021, there are 88,457 confirmed cases in the Columbus Public Health (CPH) jurisdiction, which includes Worthington. 1,051 people in the CPH jurisdiction have died. 

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