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Does the close contact need to quarantine?

If they are NOT FULLY VACCINATED

The close contact needs to quarantine.

The close contact should monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately and again 5–7 days after the exposure. The close contact should wear a mask if they must be around others.

A school or public health official will determine the length of the quarantine. CDC recommends a total of 14 days from the date of the exposure.

Regardless of vaccination status, if a close contact develops symptoms, they should isolate and get tested immediately.

If they are FULLY VACCINATED

The close contact does not need to quarantine.

The close contact should monitor for symptoms, get tested 5–7 days after the exposure, and wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days or until they receive a negative test result.

Regardless of vaccination status, if a close contact develops symptoms, they should isolate and get tested immediately.

If they have had COVID-19 WITHIN THE PAST 90 DAYS, COMPLETED ISOLATION, and RECOVERED

The close contact does not need to quarantine.

The close contact should monitor for symptoms, wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days, and speak with a healthcare professional about testing recommendations.

Close contacts who had a prior infection in the past 90 days and who develop new symptoms should isolate immediately and consult a healthcare professional for testing recommendations.

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