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GUIDANCE ON COVID-19

Quarantine Calculators:

Anyone who has had "close contact" (per CDC guidelines) with someone with COVID-19 and who meets the follow criteria does NOT need to stay home.

  • Someone who has been fully vaccinated and shows no symptoms of COVID-19

Or

  • Someone who has COVID-19 illness within the previous 3 months and has recovered and remains without COVID-19 symptoms (for example, cough, shortness of breath)

Use the calculators below to determine your quarantine duration based on your situation.

If you have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not having any symptoms, please enter the date of your last contact below.

Individuals who complete COVID-19 vaccination and are >2 weeks post vaccination are considered immune and fully vaccinated and do not need to quarantine. However, all exposed individuals should get tested 3-5 days after their exposure, even if they don’t have symptoms, and wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days following exposure or until their test result is negative. Individuals should seek medical advice and COVID-19 testing is symptoms develop.



Isolation Calculators:

Use the calculators below to determine your isolation duration based on your situation.

If you are symptomatic and have tested positive for COVID-19 then you must isolate for 10 days from onset of symptoms. and symptoms improving and free of fever for 24 hours before discontinuing isolation.

Enter your first day of symptoms as best you recall below.

If you have a weakened immune system (immunocompromised) due to a health condition or medication, you may need to stay home and isolate longer than 10 days after symptoms begin. You should seek advice from your medical care provider.

If you are not symptomatic and have tested positive for COVID-19 then you must isolate for 10 days from the day you had your test done. Enter your test date below.

For more information about the sources for recommendations, please visit: https://www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/coronavirus