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CDC GUIDELINES

Stay 6 feet away from others

Outside your home:

• Put 6 feet of distance between yourself and people who don’t live in your household.

      > Remember that some people without symptoms may be able to spread virus.

      > Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from other people.
Avoid poorly ventilated spaces

• Avoid indoor spaces that do not offer fresh air from the outdoors as much as possible. If indoors, bring in fresh air by opening windows and doors, if possible.

Wash your hands often

• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

• If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry. 

Get Vaccinated to Protect Against COVID-19

• COVID-19 vaccination is especially important for people who may be more likely to get very sick from COVID-19, such as older adults and people with certain medical conditions.
• People with underlying medical conditions may get a COVID-19 vaccine as long as they have not had a severe or immediate allergic reaction to the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or any of the ingredients in a COVID-19 vaccine. CDC has made recommendations on who should get vaccinated first.

Who needs to quarantine?

• 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 again within 3 months of their first 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 have been fully vaccinated against the disease within the last three months and show no symptoms.

What counts as close contact?

• You Were Within 6 Feet Of Someone Who Has COVID-19 For A 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