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Quarantine

Quarantine when you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19.

The date of your exposure is considered day 0. Day 1 is the first full day after your last contact with a person who has had COVID-19. Stay home and away from other people for at least 5 days.

IF YOU
Were exposed to COVID-19 and are NOT up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccinations

  • Quarantine for at least 5 days
  • Stay home and quarantine for at least 5 full days.
  • Wear a well-fitted mask if you must be around others in your home.
  • Get tested: Even if you don’t develop symptoms, get tested at least 5 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19.

After quarantine

  • Watch for symptoms until 10 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19.
  • If you develop symptoms, isolate immediately and get tested. Continue to stay home until you know the results. Wear a well-fitted mask around others.

Take precautions until day 10

  • Wear a well-fitted mask for 10 full days any time you are around others inside your home or in public. Do not go to places where you are unable to wear a mask.
  • Avoid travel
  • Avoid being around people who are at high risk

IF YOU
Were exposed to COVID-19 and are up-to-date with vaccination OR had confirmed COVID-19 within the past 90 days (you tested positive using a viral test)

No quarantine

  • You do not need to stay home unless you develop symptoms.
  • Get tested even if you don’t develop symptoms, get tested at least 5 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19

Watch for symptoms

  • Watch for symptoms until 10 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19.
  • If you develop symptoms, isolate immediately and get tested. Continue to stay home until you know the results. Wear a well-fitted mask around others.

Take precautions until day 10

  • Wear a well-fitted mask for 10 full days any time you are around others inside your home or in public. Do not go to places where you are unable to wear a mask.
  • Avoid travel
  • Avoid being around people who are at high risk

Isolation

Isolate when you are sick or when you have tested positive for the virus.

Day 0 is your first day of symptoms or a positive viral test. Day 1 is the first full day after your symptoms developed or your test specimen was collected. If you have COVID-19 or have symptoms, isolate for at least 5 days.

IF YOU

Tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms, regardless of vaccination status

  • Stay home for 5 days and isolate from others in your home.
  • Wear a well-fitted mask if you must be around others in your home.

Ending isolation if you had symptoms

Ending isolation if you did NOT have symptoms

If you were severely ill with COVID-19

Take precautions until day 10

  • Wear a well-fitted mask for 10 full days any time you are around others inside your home or in public. Do not go to places where you are unable to wear a mask.
  • Avoid travel
  • Avoid being around people who are at high risk

 

 

Link to New CDC Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines as of January 9, 2022: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html

 

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