CDC ON INDOOR MASKING - EFFECTIVE AUGUST 4, 2021, all NJDOT employees, regardless of vaccination status, ARE REQUIRED to follow established protocols related to face coverings and social distancing while in any State office, facility or when sharing a vehicle with other employees as outlined in Policy #111-COVID-19 Face Covering. Any HR approved exemptions from wearing a face covering, unless approved by HR for medial reasons, are no longer valid. All individuals must wear face coverings in internal and external meetings and in common areas such as a breakroom, restroom, hallways, etc. All visitors are required to wear face coverings on premises. As is currently permitted, all employees may remove their mask when they are eating or drinking, when seated at their workstation and separated from other individuals by at minimum six feet distance, and when situated in a room alone. Employees working outdoors, whose work brings them into close proximity with others (less than six feet for a durantion of time), should exercise precautionary measures, such as wearing a face covering, out of respect for their collegues.