COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — The University System of Maryland is updating its coronavirus guidelines ahead of the summer session.
Now, people who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear masks outside unless they’re in a crowded space. Masks are still required for everyone indoors and on public transportation.READ MORE: Teen, 14, Shot In Northeast Baltimore
Beginning May 22, there also will be relaxed testing expectations for students and staff who are fully vaccinated.READ MORE: June Deadliest Month In Baltimore In 7 Years; Federal-Local Partnership Aims To Solve More Homicides
The university also is encouraging everyone to get their Covid shot as soon as possible, but no later than Aug. 2. That’s because all students, faculty and staff returning to campus this fall must be fully vaccinated.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Police Stepping Up Deployment On Fourth Of July Weekend, Commissioner Says