IF YOU ARE FULLY VACCINATED
CDC has updated its guidance for people who are fully vaccinated. See Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR SCHOOLS
CDC recommends schools continue to use the current COVID-19 prevention strategies for the 2020-2021 school year. Learn more
Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more

COVID-19 Exposure in Healthcare Settings

COVID-19 Exposure in Healthcare Settings
Updated Feb. 8, 2021

Infection or Potential Exposure of Healthcare Personnel

  • Potential Exposure at Work
    Guidance to assist with assessing risk and applying work restrictions for asymptomatic healthcare personnel who’ve been exposed to patients, visitors, or other personnel with confirmed COVID-19
  • Return-to-Work Criteria
    Guidance for making decisions about return to work for healthcare personnel with confirmed or suspected SARS-CoV-2 infection

Hospital-Associated Transmission

Guidance to assist acute care facilities when hospital-associated transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is suspected, including assessing the risk to healthcare personnel and patients