County Fully Vaccinated Rates:
Washtenaw County: 56%
Monroe County: 36%
MLive Article: “See Michigan counties most vulnerable to Delta variant of COVID 19” (article available to subscribers, for full text, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Extract: “Undervaccinated counties are much more vulnerable to the Delta variant, simply because there fewer people immune to the virus and it will be much easier to spread. However, even in counties with high vaccination rates, there will be pockets vulnerable to COVID outbreaks going forward.”
Size of Library Building
Our building is small, and thus it is more challenging to maintain safe physical distancing.
Presence of Children
Children under age 12 are not yet eligible to be vaccinated. We want to keep every member of our community as safe as possible.
Health Care Professional Recommendations
World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations.
In addition to WHO, many other agencies and organizations are resuming the recommendation to wear masks regardless of vaccination status.
Largest Nurses Union Calls on CDC to Reinstate Mask Recommendation
In short: Cases are rising again and masks protect people.