If Exposed To Coronavirus: How Long Before Symptoms

COVID-19Common questionHow 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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) frequently asked questions

Can an infected person spread COVID-19 before showing symptoms?

An infected person can spread COVID-19 starting 2 days before the person has any symptoms or tests positive. People who have COVID-19 don't always have obvious symptoms. A person is still considered a close contact even if they were wearing a mask while they were around someone with 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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Should I quarantine if I had been in contact with someone with COVID-19?

Anyone who has had close contact with someone with COVID-19 should stay home for 14 days after their last exposure to that person.

COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation

What steps to take after close contact with someone with COVID-19?

• Stay home for 14 days after your last contact with a person who has COVID-19.• Watch for fever (100.4◦F), cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19• If possible, stay away from others, especially people who are at higher risk for getting very sick from COVID-19

COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation

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