When you can be around others (end home isolation) depends on different factors for different situations.
Find CDC’s recommendations for your situation below.
You can be with others after
Depending on your healthcare provider’s advice and availability of testing, you might get tested to see if you still have COVID-19. If you are tested, you can be around others when you have no fever, respiratory symptoms have improved, and you receive two negative test results in a row, at least 24 hours apart.
If you continue to have no symptoms, you can be with others after:
Depending on your healthcare provider’s advice and availability of testing, you might get tested to see if you still have COVID-19. If you will be tested, you can be around others after you receive two negative test results in a row, at least 24 hours apart.
If you develop symptoms after testing positive, follow the guidance above for “I think or know I had COVID, and I had symptoms.”
People with conditions that weaken their immune system might need to stay home longer than 10 days. Talk to your healthcare provider for more information. If testing is available in your community, it may be recommended by your healthcare provider. You can be with others after you receive two negative test results in a row, at least 24 hours apart.
If testing is not available in your area, your doctor should work with an infectious disease expert at your local health department to determine if you are likely to spread COVID-19 to others and need to stay home longer.
It is important to remember that anyone who has close contact with someone with COVID-19 should stay home for 14 days after exposure based on the time it takes to develop illness.
As public aquatic venues open in some areas, CDC offers the following considerations for the safety of those who operate, manage, and use public pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds.
Public aquatic venues can be operated and managed by:
All decisions about implementing these considerations should be made locally, in collaboration with local health officials. Operators of public aquatic venues can consult with local officials to determine if and how to implement these considerations while adjusting them to meet the unique needs and circumstances of the local jurisdiction. Their implementation should also be informed by what is feasible, practical, and acceptable.
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Welcome! This interactive guide serves as an introduction to resources for Global & Public Health. These are helpful resources that will assist you in obtaining information regarding Public Health. The electronic resources available to you 24/7, but there are many useful books and print journals available in the James E. Tobin Library, as well. Current Health News have RSS feeds to the CDC and EPA among others. If you need in-depth reference assistance for a research project, please do not hesitate to contact a librarian by catching us at the reference desk or call (516) 323-3910. You can also IM the subject librarian with Chat Reference.
New Yorkers can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.
Coronavirus Hotline 1-888-364-3065
"COVID" (text 692-692): Updates on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Nassau County Coronavirus Hotline: 516-227-9570
Suffolk County Hotline 311
Suffolk County residents can have local updates sent to their phones. Text COVIDSUFFOLK to 67283 to be alerted of the latest information, health guidance, and other developments.