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COVID-19

Isolation - If you have tested positive for COVID-19

  • Stay at home and isolate from others as much as possible for 5 days.

  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you may leave isolation.

  • You should continue to wear a mask around others for an additional 5 days.

  •  If you have a fever, continue to isolate at home until your fever resolves for 24 hours without fever-reducing medication.

  • If possible, notify those you have had close contact with about quarantine guidelines.

  • Public Health will contact you about your symptoms and close contacts.

  • Monitor your symptoms and close contacts.

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Quarantine - For those who have had close contact with someone who as tested positive for COVID-19.

Close contact is being within 6 feet of someone who can spread COVID-19 for more that 15 cumulative minutes in a 24 hour period. People are believed to be able to spread COVID-19 for 2 days before their symptoms start until, at least, 5 days after their symptoms begin. 

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Quarantine IS required after close contact with someone that has COVID-19 for the following individuals.

  • You are age 18 or older and completed the primary series of recommended vaccine, but have not received a recommended booster shot when eligible.

  • You received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine (completing the primary series) over 2 months ago and have not received a recommended booster shot.

  • You are not vaccinated or have not completed a primary vaccine series and have not had confirmed COVID-19 within the past 90 days (you did not test positive using a COVID-19 test).

Stay home and away from other people for at least 5 days after your last contact with a person who has COVID-19. Wear a well-fitting mask when around others at home, if possible. If you do not develop symptoms, get tested after 5 days have a passed since your last close contact. If the test is negative, you can leave your home, but wear a well-fitted mask around others for 10 days from your last close contact. If you develop symptoms, contact your Healthcare Provider and seek testing.

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Quarantine is NOT required after close contact for the following individuals.

  • You are age 18 or older and have received all recommended vaccine doses, including boosters and additional primary shots for some immunocompromised people. 

  • You are ages 5-17 years and completed the primary series of COVID-19 vaccines

  • You had confirmed COVID-19 within the last 90 days (you tested positive using a COVID-19 test).

You should wear a well-fitting mask around others for 10 days from the date of your last close contact and get tested at least 5 days after your last close contact or if you develop symptoms. If you test positive isolate from others.​