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Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Procedures

Jan 04, 2021 | Community Relations

In December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) amended their COVID-19 quarantine guidance to allow two shorter options for the quarantine period.

Beginning Jan. 4, 2021, the District’s COVID-19 quarantine guidelines will be updated based on this guidance from the CDC, as well as guidance from TEA and UIL. This update does not impact individuals with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 positive test.

Individuals identified as being exposed to someone with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 positive test will be quarantined based on the following:

  • 10 days after the last close contact, so long as they continue to monitor themselves daily for symptoms and take appropriate precautions through day 14
  • 7 days after the last close contact, after receiving a negative test result (administered at least 5 days after the last close contact), so long as they continue to monitor themselves daily for symptoms and take appropriate precautions through day 14

Individuals who return to school or work from these shorter quarantine windows should regularly monitor themselves to ensure they remain symptom-free and take appropriate precautions for the duration of the 14-day incubation period. Individuals who develop symptoms at any time during the 14-day incubation period should not report to school or work.

Click here for more COVID-19 exposure and quarantine information.