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CDC Issues New Isolation Guidance

CDC Issues New Isolation Guidance


If you have tested positive and are asymptomatic:

  • Isolate at home for five days.
  • Mask for five days after the isolation period.


If you have tested positive and have symptoms:

  • Isolate at home for five days, and if symptoms resolve during that time, you can leave the isolation.
  • If you have a fever, you must remain isolated until the fever resolves. 
  • Mask for five days after the isolation period.


If you were exposed to COVID-19 and have received a booster:

  • No required isolation or quarantine.
  • Wear a mask for ten days.
  • Test, if possible, five days after exposure.


If you were exposed to COVID-19 and you completed vaccination (Pfizer or Moderna) within the last six months or received the J&J vaccine within the previous two months:

  • No required isolation or quarantine
  • Wear a mask for ten days.
  • Test, if possible, five days after exposure.


If you were exposed to COVID-19 and you are unvaccinated or completed the vaccination (Pfizer or Maderna) more than six months ago or received the J&J vaccine more than two months ago:

  • Stay home for five days.
  • Mask for five days after quarantine.
  • If you cannot quarantine, mask for ten days.
  • Test, if possible, five days after exposure.