Report: CDC to ease COVID-19 isolation guidance

Since 2021, the CDC has said people should isolate for at least five days after a positive test and continue masking.

News 12 Staff

Feb 14, 2024, 10:58 AM

Updated 58 days ago

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There are some big changes that could be going to the COVID-19 isolation guidelines this spring.
The Washington Post reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to ease them to say people would not have to isolate once they have been fever free for 24 hours with mild or improving symptoms.
The plan was reportedly discussed in a briefing with state health officials last week.
Since 2021, the agency has said people should isolate for at least five days after a positive test and continue masking.


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