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Exposed to COVID-19

Exposed to someone with COVID-19? 

Stay home and notify the COVID Response Center immediately for further instructions.

Quarantine:

Who needs to quarantine?
Anyone who has been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, excluding people who have had COVID-19 within the past 3 months or who are fully vaccinated.

  • People who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 3 months and recovered do not have to quarantine or get tested again as long as they do not develop new symptoms
  • People who develop symptoms within 3 months of their previous bout of COVID-19 may need to be tested again if there is no other cause identified for their symptoms
  • People who have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 are not required to quarantine if they are fully vaccianted against the disease and show no symptoms

What counts as close contact?

  • You were within 6 feet of someone who has COVID-19 for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more¬†
  • You provided care at home to someone who is sick with COVID-19
  • You had direct physical contact with the person (hugged, or kissed them)
  • You shared eating or drinking utensils
  • They sneezed, coughed, or somehow got respiratory droplets on you