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    What is the new shortened quarantine and isolation national guidance?

    January 9th, 2022

    Written By Linda Wickstrom

    Updated by Linda Wickstrom on January 9th, 2022

    Waukesha County Public Health encourages everyone to follow new national COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidance that eases quarantine and isolation rules published in early January 2022.

    Click to read the new national guidance on quarantine and isolation. 

    According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), “this new guidance applies to the general population in the community, including workplaces and K-12 schools.”

    Interim guidance is available for healthcare personnel, with guidance coming soon for correctional facilities and homeless populations.

    Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the new national guidance.

    Waukesha County Public Health continues to monitor COVID-19 cases in the community, monitor outbreaks, and provide contact tracing through our contact tracing team and our Patient Education Genius (PEG) software. Residents looking for guidance related to the pandemic can reach out to our COVID Hotline at 262-896-8430. 

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