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VIDEO: Mask post-vax?

Is the COVID-19 vaccine a free pass to ditch the mask?

A physician explains whether you should still wear a mask after getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

With all the talk surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine, it may be tempting to think the shots are your ticket to trash your mask and return to some semblance of normal life.

But Elizabeth Ransom, MD, FACS, executive vice president and chief physician executive at Baptist Health, warns that is not the case.

Watch the video to learn why you should continue to wear a mask, even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

At Baptist Health, we want to help keep our community informed about COVID-19. For more information about COVID-19 vaccines as they become more widely available to the public, visit For questions about COVID-19 symptoms, call 904.302.5050.

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