The lives of most adults in America remain different than they were before the pandemic, as more than half are still at least somewhat concerned about COVID-19 infection and think steps like vaccination and effective treatments are essential to participate fully in public life again.
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.