BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Judiciary announced that Friday masks will be optional in all state courts beginning Monday, March 7.
Unvaccinated visitors are still encouraged to dress up. Other health measures such as entry controls are no longer required.
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The administrative judges of the county courts and district court in each county and in Baltimore City jointly decide whether health measures need to be taken in accordance with local health codes.
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Institutions, counties and schools across Maryland have lifted mask mandates as key COVID-19 metrics plummet. The CDC released new metrics last week that found 70% of all Americans live in an area considered “low risk.”
The state continues to encourage residents to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, even offering a $2 million lottery as an incentive for booster shots.
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https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/04/maryland-courts-go-mask-optional-effective-monday/ Maryland Courts Go Mask Optional, effective Monday – CBS Baltimore