Many employees returning to the workplace are feeling more productive, but some are also experiencing more stress.
There continues to be more support than opposition to mask mandates in public, but large partisan gaps persist.
Worries about being infected with the coronavirus remain low, and Americans are taking fewer personal precautions than they were earlier in the year.
Worries about being infected with the virus have fallen among the public. Support for mask mandates is also starting to decline.
To feel safe while in participating in public life, 59% of the public consider it essential to be vaccinated. Most believe the pandemic will end when COVID-19 becomes more like the seasonal flu.