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DUHS Infection Prevention teams have updated their guidance for the duration of quarantine for admitted patients with known exposure to COVID-19, decreasing from 10 days to 7 days with negative COVID test on day 6.  

 

Patients who are identified to have a high-risk exposure (e.g., exposed to a COVID positive visitor; exposed to a COVID positive patient in a congregate setting) should be placed on droplet and contact isolation.  Teams should contact their infection prevention partners to determine timing of post-exposure testing.  Please review the updated COVID-19 Testing FAQ document for additional guidance related to COVID testing.

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