Quarantine Recommendations

Below are some guidelines about quarantine recommendations from the CDC based symptoms and exposure to COVID.

Symptoms & known COVID exposure
If COVID test is positive, then quarantine for at least 10 days since onset of symptoms AND at least 24 hours of improvement in symptoms.

If COVID test is negative, then quarantine for 14 days from last known COVID exposure date.*

*If you have continued exposure (e.g. family member in the same home with COVID-19), then the 14 days doesn’t start until the COVID positive person is no longer contagious (i.e. has finished their quarantine period).

Symptoms, No known COVID exposure
If COVID test is positive, then quarantine for at least 10 days since onset of symptoms AND at least 24 hours of improvement in symptoms.

If COVID test is negative**, then it is okay to return to work/school/etc once you are fever free and improving for at least 24-48 hours.

**If we have high suspicion of a false negative test then you should treat as a positive test and continue to quarantine per positive test recommendations.

Known COVID exposure, No symptoms

If COVID test is positive, then quarantine for 10 days from positive test date.

If COVID test is negative, then quarantine for 14 days from last known COVID exposure date.

For more information please visit the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html