Anyone who may have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 should quarantine. Close contact includes:
- Being within six feet of someone who has COVID-19 for a total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period
- Providing care at home to someone who is sick with COVID-19
- Direct physical contact with someone who has COVID-19 (hugged or kissed them)
- Sharing eating or drinking utensils with someone who has COVID-19
- Being exposed to respiratory droplets from someone who has COVID-19 (being sneezed or coughed on)
People who have tested positive for COVID-19 do not need to quarantine or get tested again for up to three months, as long as they do not develop symptoms.
Anyone who has been vaccinated does not need to quarantine after being exposed to someone with COVID-19 if they:
- Are fully vaccinated and it has been at least two weeks since their last dose AND
- Have not experienced symptoms since exposure
Otherwise, they should continue to follow quarantine guidance.