We have come a long way since the start of the pandemic and want to thank you for working in partnership with us as we adhered to shelter in place orders, mask mandates, and various other requirements set forth by the CDC. We recognize how challenging this year has been for all, causing hardship and confusion to many within the communities we serve. With warmer weather arriving, an increase in vaccination rates, and a decline in transmission, there’s positive momentum towards resuming many pre-COVID activities. We are as excited as you are that life in our apartment communities and neighborhoods is returning to something closer to normal.
After carefully considering the updated guidelines from the CDC and other local agencies, as well as internal procedures, Mandel is adjusting our resident and associate mask policy to be consistent with the CDC’s guidance.
Effective immediately and per CDC guidelines, residents and associates who are fully vaccinated have the option to wear a mask or not wear a mask. However, Mandel is committed to providing a respectful and considerate environment for all within our communities. If it is your preference that Mandel team members wear a mask while interacting with you in the office or while providing service in your home, we will be courteous and honor that request. Given it’s a fully vaccinated person’s decision to wear a mask or not, we ask that you too as residents respect one another’s choice.
If a resident or associate is not fully vaccinated, per CDC guidelines, we will require that person to wear a mask in our common area spaces and in our management offices. If an associate is not vaccinated, they will also be required to wear a mask when entering your home. Please note that we will not be confirming any person’s (resident or associate) vaccination status thus should you want a mask to be worn while interacting with a member of our team, just ask and we’ll be happy to accommodate.
It is also recommended that you continue to adhere to COVID precautionary guidelines such as staying six feet apart from others, avoiding large gatherings, and frequently washing your hands. As well, if you are feeling sick and have reason to believe it may be COVID, please stay home and avoid exposure to others within the community.
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to any member on the Mandel team.