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What are the guidelines for COVID-19 quarantine in correctional facilities?

What are the guidelines for COVID-19 quarantine in correctional facilities?

Duration (applies to residents and staff) Quarantine for 10 days after last exposure/close contact with someone with COVID-19.Test-out option: Quarantine for no fewer than 5 days, with a negative viral test result after Day 5. Daily testing option: Test daily for no fewer than 5 days

What things are being done to prevent the COVID-19 spread in jails and prisons?

Maintain standard infection control strategies: Maintain recommended handwashing and cleaning and disinfection for standard prevention of infectious diseases, including COVID-19. Ensure that ventilation systems operate properly and provide acceptable indoor air quality for the current occupancy level for each space.

When can COVID-19 isolation be stopped for residents infected in correctional facilities?

Medical isolation can be discontinued 10 days after symptom onset and after resolution of fever for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing medications, and with improvement of other symptoms.

What to do if a detention center worker tests positive for COVID-19?

Staff members with COVID-19 symptoms, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination and booster status, should be excluded from work and advised to seek testing. If the test result is positive, staff members should be excluded from work for 10 days from the date when symptoms began.

What are the CDC recommendations for people exposed to COVID-19?

Anyone who tests positive or has symptoms should follow CDC recommendations for isolation to stay home from their school or ECE program. People who come into close contact with someone with COVID-19 should follow CDC recommendations to quarantine, get tested, and wear a well-fitting mask.

When can a COVID-19 resident be released from quarantine?

Quarantined residents can be released from quarantine restrictions if they remain asymptomatic and have not tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 during the 10 days since their last potential exposure or known close contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

How long does isolation take after COVID-19 infection if you were severely ill or have a weakened immune system?

CDC recommends an isolation period of at least 10 and up to 20 days for people who were severely ill with COVID-19 and for people with weakened immune systems. Consult with your healthcare provider about when you can resume being around other people.

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