Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates: What You Need to Know. LEARN MORE


Healthy Together

AnMed Health


The AnMed Health Blog hosts information about different service line offerings and system wide happenings. This is a place to share a spotlight on our staff and the medical services offered to our patients. We hope you take the time to read and learn more about the AnMed Health family.

Masks After COVID-19 Vaccine

The more you know about the importance of mask wearing after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

It’s February of 2021 and the vaccine has started to roll out. We’re getting lots of questions about how things are going to change in the coming year. One of the most common questions we get is, “Should I still wear a mask?”

The answer is yes –even if you’ve been vaccinated.

The reason is that the vaccine prevents you from getting severe disease from COVID-19, but what we don’t know is if it protects you from spreading it to other people. So there’s a distinct possibility that people who had the vaccine still carry the virus and can infect other people even though they are not sick. And that’s why it’s really important to continue to wear the mask until many, many, many people have been vaccinated.

The CDC suggests that until 70 percent of our population gets both vaccine shots, then we still need to be doing the same things we’ve been doing for the past year to protect each other, which is wear a mask, wash your hands, stay six feet away from other people, avoid small gatherings, and especially avoid large gatherings.

Comments are closed.


3-D acid reflux afib anderson Anderson County AnMed AnMed Health anmed health arrhythmia specialists Appointment apps arrhythmia arthritis atrial fibrillation bariatric bariatric surgery blood pressure Breast Cancer Breast Health Breast Rash Cancer cancer care cancer center cancer patient cancer treatment cardio cardio care cardiology cardiothoracic cardiovascular careconnect Central cervical cancer cervical health cervical health awareness month cervical screening child children chills Clemson cold Cold Therapy colon colon cancer colon health coronavirus cough covid covid vaccine covid19 COVID-19 covid-19 vaccine cpr diabetes diabetes education doctor eating tips education emergency room evisit e-visit e-visits family Family Doctor family medicine fever flu GERD gyn services hands-only cpr Health Care Healthcare healthy eating healthy habits heart heart apps heart attack heart care heart disease heart health heart monitoring apps heart screening heart surgery heart test heartburn Heat Therapy hygiene IBC immunotherapy Inflammatory Breast Cancer joint pain joints kids knee injury knee pain knee replacement knee surgery lung cancer lung care lung disease lung health male health Mammo Mammogram Mammography men's health ob services obgyn Oncology online open heart surgery ortho ortho pain orthopaedics orthopedics pain pap smear pediatricians physician Primary Care primarycare prostate prostate cancer prostate health pulmonary pulmonology rectal health robotics runner's knee running safety school school age kids screening sick sick day sore throat sorethroat South Carolina sports injury sports medicine strepthroat stroke students summer summer illness surgery symptoms technology technology pain telemedicine temperature treatment urgent care urgentcare vaccine vape vaping weight loss weight loss surgery women's health work