CDC loosens guidelines for summer camps

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(WWLP) – Now that kids as young as 12-years-old can get the Pfizer vaccine, the CDC has loosened its guidelines for summer camps.

The Centers for Disease Control says fully vaccinated children can ditch the masks. About 2.5 million kids have gotten at least one shot.

Since you’re not fully vaccinated until two weeks after your second shot, that means that it will be mid-summer before kids in that age bracket can enjoy camp without a mask.

Social distancing and masks, regardless of the setting, are being recommended for kids who have not yet received the vaccine.

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