For millions of people in the Bay Area, Tuesday marked a return to the indoor mask mandate.
At a South Bay 24 Hour Fitness, people could have walked in Monday without a mask. On Tuesday, people had to wear one.
"It don't bother me," Jesse Contreras of San Jose said. "But I know some of my buddies that come to the gym, they're like, 'Dude, we gotta wear it again.' I was like, 'Yeah, sorry.' It don't affect me much."
Employees at Recycle Bookstore in San Jose hope the new mandate will help them avoid scenes like just days ago when a group of anti-maskers walked through the store harassing shoppers and people who work there.
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"How much trauma are we supposed to take?" Ryan Cage with the bookstore said. "We're just trying to make money for our family. I don't know how much these people want us to take."
For the most part, people were able to work things out Tuesday, adding a little something extra to their routine.
"Fitness is essential, but also, it's a mental health thing, so we want to make sure that we keep everyone safe and healthy," said Kelsey Kearns, a manager at 24 Hour Fitness.