If you are sick or test positive
If you are sick or test positive, isolate yourself even if you don’t have symptoms. Day 0 is your first day of symptoms or a positive viral test. Day 1 is the first full day after your symptoms developed or your test specimen was collected.
If you tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms, regardless of vaccination status
|Start Isolation||End Isolation||Additional Precautions|
|Stay home for at least five (5) days|
Stay home for five (5) days and isolate yourself from others in your home.
Wear a well-fitted mask if you must be around others in your home.
|Ending isolation if you had symptoms|
End isolation after five (5) full days if you are fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medication) and your symptoms are improving.
|Take precautions until day 10|
|Ending isolation if you did NOT have symptoms|
End isolation after at least five (5) full days after your positive test.
|Wear a mask|
Wear a well-fitted mask for ten (10) full days any time you are around others inside your home or in public. Do not go to places where you are unable to wear a mask.
|If you were severely ill with COVID-19|
You should isolate for at least ten (10) days. Consult your doctor before ending isolation.
|Avoid being around people who are at high risk|
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