Oldham County COVID-19 Community Guidance

Oldham County Health Department and the Oldham County Board of Health make the following recommendations for all of Oldham County in accordance with the Kentucky Department of Public Health:

  1. Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines (A person is considered up to date when they have received all recommended vaccines including any booster dose(s) when eligible.)
  2. Wear a mask in indoor public places if you are high risk for severe illness.

March 2022

Below is a list to help our community better understand COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines.

Here is the latest Kentucky Department for Public Health/CDC guidance regarding quarantine and isolation guidelines:

  • You quarantine and stay away from others when you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19.
  • You isolate when you are sick or when you have been infected with the virus, even if you don’t have symptoms.

If you have tested POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 and have SYMPTOMS: Isolate for 10 DAYS from the date symptoms began.

  • If symptoms fully resolve, isolation may be shortened and end after day 5 on the first day without symptoms.
  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 10 full days since the start of symptoms. Isolation should not be shortened if a mask cannot be worn properly and consistently.

If you have tested POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 and have NEVER HAD SYMPTOMS: Isolate for 5 DAYS from the date you had your test done.

  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 5 additional days.
  • Isolation should be extended to 10 days if a mask cannot be worn properly and consistently.

If you are not Up to Date* with your COVID-19 vaccination and have been in CLOSE CONTACT with someone diagnosed with COVID-19: Quarantine for 10 DAYS from your last exposure. Quarantine for 10 DAYS from your last exposure.

  • Quarantine may be shortened to 5 days if you have no symptoms and test negative for COVID-19 on day 5.
  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 10 days from your last exposure.
  • Stay home and get a test if symptoms develop.

If you are Up to Date* with your COVID-19 vaccination and have been in CLOSE CONTACT with someone diagnosed with COVID-19:

  • You do not need to quarantine if you do not have symptoms.
  • Wear a well-fitting face mask for 10 full days from your last exposure.
  • Get tested for COVID-19 on day 5.
  • Stay home and get a test if symptoms develop.

*Up to Date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.

For more information about COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines as determined by the CDC, visit COVID-19: When to Quarantine | CDC.

 

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