NEW: Letter From Mayor Chris Riley on COVID-19 Crisis 05/14/2021
Dear Leon Valley Citizens and Businesses:
CHANGING GUIDELINES – CHANGING NORMS
Yesterday, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) declared that fully vaccinated individuals (individuals who have received 2 doses of Pfizer/Moderna or 1 dose Johnson & Johnson and waited two weeks following the last dose), can now go without masks or physical distancing both in and out of doors.
It will feel weird not to wear a mask. This change was based on scientific evidence which demonstrated the efficacy of the coronavirus vaccines in protecting from contagious variants. The issue of individuals who have had COVID -19 but have not been vaccinated was not addressed. This is a major change in our way of living for the past 15 months and is perhaps the beginning of...read more.