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    If an individual was a close contact but never had a positive test gets exposed again, do they need to stay home again?

    March 26th, 2021

    Written By Nicole Armendariz

    Updated by Colin White on March 26th, 2021

    Yes. If a person is a close contact of a positive case, they must quarantine according to CDC guidelines from the last known date of exposure. An individual’s quarantine starts over if they are exposed to another positive case. Quarantine is typically 14 days click here to see how a negative test can affect quarantine duration.

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