On July 29, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-38, combining several existing COVID-19 executive orders for the stated purpose of promoting statewide uniformity and certainty in the state's COVID-19 response.
On July 22, 2021, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) issued a temporary rule that expands the reasons employees can use leave under Oregon’s paid sick and safe leave law during a public health emergency.
St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis issued similar face covering orders, effective July 26, 2021. They require individuals, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear a face covering when in “indoor and enclosed public buildings and spaces."
The CDC has revised its COVID-19 guidance, recommending that even individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should resume wearing masks in public indoor settings in areas with substantial or high COVID-19 transmission rates.
The NY Department of Labor has published a series of documents including its Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Standard, a Model Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plan, and 11 industry-specific template plans.