New face covering guidelines are in effect for fully vaccinated personnel at USAG Stuttgart facilities from Mar. 2, 2022.
Fully vaccinated personnel — defined as:
➤ individuals who received an FDA licensed or authorized COVID-19 booster; OR
➤ it has been less than 6 months since completion of the primary series (14 days after 2nd dose) of a mRNA vaccine (i.e., Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty or Moderna); OR
➤ it has been more than 14 days but less than 2 months since receiving a Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine; OR
➤ recovered (symptom-free and past required isolation/masking period, but within 90 days of testing positive for COVID-19)
— are no longer required to wear face masks indoors or outdoors on USAG Stuttgart installations, except in the following areas:
- Medical facilities, to include the COVID-19 test area and COVID-19 vaccination sites
Personnel must continue to adhere to all host nation mask directives off post, and should continue to observe COVID-19 preventive measures such as hand washing and physical distancing in public places.
Those who are NOT fully vaccinated, based on the definition above, will continue to follow mask guidance as published by the CDC, DoD, and USAG Stuttgart, and wear masks in service facilities and other places as required.