CDC NYS Guidelines 1/11/22

       ISOLATION & QUARANTINE GUIDANCE      

For isolation and quarantine of the general population, follow the CDC recommendations as follows:

(CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population)



   

 

If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19

If you:

 

Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months

  • Wear a mask around others for

OR

10 days.

Completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months

  • Test on day 5, if possible.

OR

 

Have been boosted**

If you develop symptoms get a test

OR

and stay home.

Had a lab confirmed positive COVID-19 test within the last 90 days

 

 


If you:

Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted**

OR

Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted**

OR

Are unvaccinated


 

  • Stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
  • If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5 if possible.

If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home

  • * The individual is asymptomatic, or, if they had mild symptoms, they must meet the following to return to school or work:
  • Not have a fever for at least 24 hours without fever- reducing medication
  • Have resolution of symptoms or, if still with residual symptoms, then all are improving

     

  • Not have rhinorrhea (runny nose)
  • Have no more than minimal, non-productive cough (i.e., not disruptive to school or work and does not stop the person from wearing their mask continuously, not coughing up phlegm)

QUARANTINE

** Boosted means receiving a booster at least 2 weeks prior to exposure.

In the event the LHD issues alternative guidance, adhere to the LHD guidance for the school community. As more information becomes available about appropriate isolation and quarantine durations with the Omicron variant, and as formal CDC guidance becomes available, NYSDOH will evaluate and update State guidance accordingly.

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