Even if you have already been vaccinated, it means that you step out to eat in public, that you enter a room where there may be people who are still susceptible to the virus. And even though you may be protected from becoming seriously ill with COVID, there is still a chance that you may be contagious and “possibly exposing someone else to an illness that could result in a serious illness,” There’s Stewart, MD, a family physician with Cooperative Health in Columbia, South Carolina, and president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, told CNN.
Stewart says this makes the risk levels of a person eating indoors the same for both vaccinated and non-vaccinated people, making it important to try to get at least six feet between you and other eateries and wear your mask when not eating. to drink. “You still have to be very careful about being in these areas. You are in a crowd and you do not know the status of many of these people,”