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- What You Need to Know
Quarantine for at least 5 days Stay home Stay home and quarantine for at least 5 full days. Wear a well-fitting mask if you must be around others in your home. Do not travel. 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
If you test positive, you should stay home and isolate for at least the first five days. If you never experienced symptoms, or your symptoms are improving, you can resume most normal activities that you can do wearing a mask on day 6. You should wear a mask around others for a full 10 days, including the people you live with.
If you come into close contact with someone with COVID-19, you should quarantine if you are not up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccines or are unvaccinated. For these individuals, the CDC and IDPH...
According to the CDC, COVID symptoms can appear anywhere from two to 14 days after someone is exposed to the virus. But guidelines state those who were exposed should watch for symptoms until at...
Do not travel during your 5-day quarantine period. Get tested at least 5 days after your last close contact and make sure your test result is negative and you remain without symptoms before...
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The CDC defines a “close contact” as “someone who was within six feet of an infected individual for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from 2 days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated.” October 21, 2020
If you test positive, you should isolate for at least 5 days from the date of your positive test (if you do not have symptoms). If you do develop COVID symptoms, isolate for at least 5 days from...
Those who are close contacts of someone with COVID but are up-to-date on their vaccinations or have had a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the last 90 days do not need to quarantine, but the CDC...
If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate) Everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Stay home for 5 days. If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house. Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days. If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.
What the CDC says about retesting after a positive COVID test The CDC recommends staying home or away from others for five full days if you test positive for COVID (with or without symptoms), or if...