DHS Announces New COVID-19 Guidance on Quarantine Duration
DHS supports revised CDC guidelines to shorten quarantine for close contacts
December 10, 2020
In response to new guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Health Services (DHS) has updated quarantine guidance for close contacts of someone diagnosed with COVID-19. The updated guidance will go into effect for Wisconsinites on Monday, December 7, 2020, and can be viewed here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/WIDHS/bulletins/2afa744.
“For many, there may be barriers that make quarantining for a full 14 days extremely challenging,” said DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm. “While a shorter quarantine carries additional...