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‘What's On Your Mind?': Confusion, Hope as CT Lifts COVID Restrictions

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May 19, 2021 marked a pivotal day in Connecticut’s comeback from the COVID-19 pandemic, as the state lifted many of the coronavirus restrictions that people have been living with for many months. More than a year after this health crisis began, NBC Connecticut is still asking the question: ‘What's On Your Mind?”.

You, too, have questions as Connecticut relaxes the rules on masks, capacity limits, social distancing and more. Fears surrounding the virus still have not gone away. And while many people have suggestions about how best the state should proceed, others are frustrated with the changes to the guidelines. Also, despite restrictions being lifted, there are those who say they will continue to wear their masks.
What's On Your Mind? Call us at (860) 880-2844.

Here is some of what you wanted to share with us.

I'd like to know that when you go into a store after they drop this mask ruling, how are you going to know that the people next to you without the mask are vaccinated?

Edward, Danbury

"Are they going to ask for your CDC card? Are you supposed to bring it with you? How will businesses know people are fully vaccinated?"

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I feel like we're doing it a little bit too soon and if one mask can save one life, what's 10 minutes of wearing it in the store? I do wear a mask. I do it to protect the next person that's not vaccinated.

Lisa, Manchester
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If you want to wear a mask, wear it. If the law indicates not to, then don’t. And if businesses have a sign to wear a mask, then you wear a mask.

Dorothy, New Milford

I really do not want to have to go into a store and be confronted by people who are not masked. That really will make me nervous.

Debbie, Marlborough
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I’m really excited that everything is opening up and I think this is going to be a good summer for all of us. Connecticut, we did a great job here.

Josefina, Waterbury

NBC Connecticut wants to know more about how you and your family are dealing with these changes.

What's On Your Mind? Call us at (860) 880-2844.

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