After vaccine, do you still need to quarantine after exposure? Health officials issue guidance

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — People who’re vaccinated are usually not required to quarantine if they’re uncovered to somebody with COVID-19, in accordance to a brand new technical bulletin issued by Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services.

Guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control permit vaccinated individuals to skip quarantine necessities in the event that they meet all the following standards:

  • Are absolutely vaccinated (greater than two weeks following receipt of the second dose in a 2-dose collection or greater than two weeks following receipt of 1 dose of a single-dose vaccine)
  • Are inside 3 months following receipt of the final dose within the collection
  • Have remained asymptomatic because the present COVID-19 publicity

“Persons who do not meet all three of the above criteria should continue to follow current quarantine guidance after exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19,” in accordance to the up to date guidance.

The current quarantine guidance can be found here.

Fully vaccinated individuals who do not quarantine ought to still monitor themselves for signs of COVID-19 for 14 days following their final publicity to somebody with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. If signs develop, they need to be clinically evaluated and examined for COVID-19 if indicated.

Health officials remind it’s still vital that every one vaccinated individuals proceed to observe present mitigation measures to shield themselves and others as a result of new strains of the virus could introduce unknowns within the skill of the virus to unfold.

Everyone must be sporting a facemask, social distancing, avoiding crowds, avoiding poorly ventilated areas, correctly protecting coughs and sneezes, washing arms usually, following the CDC journey guidance, and adhering to any workplace or college guidance.

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