The Fed said Powell is "up to date" with all COVID vaccines and boosters.
Powell Working Remotely While Isolating at Home
Powell follows Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance and works remotely while isolating at home. The Fed's next interest rate-setting meeting is on Jan. 31- Feb.1, which could allow Powell to recover in time to participate in person. However, if need be, the Fed could return to a virtual meeting format it had used during the height of the pandemic.