Why I’m still wearing a mask

Mask regulations have been lifted for fully vaccinated Americans, but wearing masks for some of us will never be optional.

Woman in red long-sleeved shirt wearing a mask in a pose indicating exasperation

2017 was a pretty bad year for influenza. I had a job that required me to travel to the corporate headquarters regularly. I have received the flu vaccine religiously every year since 1976 and had only contracted…