With virus rates low, Californians eager to return to events

But Andrew Noymer, a public health [associate] professor at University of California, Irvine, said once people are fully vaccinated and have waited the recommended two weeks, there isn’t really a reason to hold back from participating in activities. Those who aren’t vaccinated, he said, should refrain. “The idea you are going to just wait until it’s ‘safe’ — your next concert may be in 2025 depending on what your threshold is,” he said.