Quarantine Protocols

Possible exposure

If you’ve had close contact (as defined by the CDC) with a positive individual, follow the guidance below:

If your vaccination status is:

  • Unvaccinated
  • Vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson 2+ months ago and NO BOOSTER
  • Vaccinated with both doses of Moderna or Pfizer 5+ months ago and NO BOOSTER

Then:

  • Quarantine for 5 days from exposure (required)
  • Wear a mask for an additional 5 days (required)
  • Test on Day 5 (recommended)

If your vaccination status is:

  • Vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson 2+ months ago and received a booster
  • Vaccinated with both doses of Moderna or Pfizer 5+ months ago and received a booster

Then:

  • Not required to quarantine unless symptomatic
  • Wear a mask for 10 days (required)
  • Test on Day 5 (recommended)

Testing Positive

If you test positive yourself, alert the SAFER Team immediately and follow the guidance below:

If no symptoms:

  • Isolate for 5 days (required)
  • You may return to school on Day 6
  • Wear for 5 additional days on campus (required)

If symptomatic:

  • Isolate until resolution of symptoms, including 24-hours fever-free, for up to 10 days (required)
  • Wear a mask if returning before Day 10 (required)

The SAFER Team will evaluate the details of your case and provide a return to school date. No negative tests are required unless specifically requested by SAFER or the Department of Health.