January 5, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • The CDC updated its shortened isolation guidance for people with COVID-19, saying that they can use a rapid antigen test toward the end of their five-day isolation period if tests are available. If the test is positive, the CDC recommends isolating for a total of 10 days. However, the agency did not say people need a negative test to resume activities. The CDC also said people should avoid travel and continue to wear a mask around others for the 10 days after their first symptoms appeared. (Articles here, here, here, here, and here)