How Soon After Exposure Corona Can I Be Tested

How long does it take to show symptoms after you have been exposed to COVID-19?

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. If you have fever, cough, or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19.

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How long should I wait to get tested for COVID-19 after being exposed if I am fully vaccinated?

- If you have been fully vaccinated and around someone who has COVID-19 (close contact), you do not need to stay away from others (quarantine), or be restricted from work unless you develop COVID-like symptoms. We recommend that you get tested 3-5 days after your last exposure to someone with COVID-19.

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What should I do if I have been exposed to someone with COVID-19?

Anyone who has had close contact with someone with COVID-19 should quarantine for 14 days after their last exposure to that person, except if they meet the following conditions:Someone who has been fully vaccinated and shows no symptoms of COVID-19 does not need to quarantine. However, fully vaccinated close contacts should:Wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days following exposure or until a negative test result.Get tested 5-7 days after close contact with someone with suspected or confirmed

COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation

What should I do if I've been exposed to a person with COVID-19 and I have fully recovered from a COVID-19 infection in the previous 90 days?

Someone who tested positive for COVID-19 with a viral test within the previous 90 days and has subsequently recovered and remains without COVID-19 symptoms does not need to quarantine. However, close contacts with prior COVID-19 infection in the previous 90 days should:• Wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days after exposure.• Monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and isolate immediately if symptoms develop.• Consult with a healthcare professional for testing recommendations if new symptoms develop.

COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation

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