Masks for Recommended for Unvaccinated and Vaccinated
Some updated information from your Be Well, Faith! team.
If you have close contact with someone who has had a positive COVID-19 test (regardless of whether a test occurs at a clinic, testing site, at home, or at another setting), follow the appropriate guidance at Close Contacts and Tracing. This link will take you to a wealth of information that has been updated at the Minnesota Department of Health.
If you are not fully vaccinated
- Stay home and away from others (quarantine), wear a mask if other people are around, get tested immediately, watch for symptoms for 14 days, and follow recommendations if you are sick or test positive.
If you are fully vaccinated
- Get tested three to five days after exposure, wear a mask in public, indoor settings (and consider this for at home if you reside with others who are immunocompromised, at increased risk of severe disease, or unvaccinated -including children under the age of 12) for 14 days or until you receive a negative test result.
- You do not need to quarantine if you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19. You should watch for symptoms for 14 days.
If you had COVID-19 in the past three months
If you have recovered from COVID-19 in the past three months and are exposed again:
- You do not need to get tested unless you develop symptoms. and you do not need to quarantine if ALL of the following are true:
- Your illness was laboratory confirmed in the past three months.
- You have fully recovered.
- You do not currently have any symptoms of COVID-19.
If you are a K-12 student
- Refer to Schools and Child Care COVID-19: Best Practice Recommendations and follow the guidance of your local school.
If you live or work in a healthcare facility
- People who live or work in a health care or long-term care facility, have been vaccinated, and have a COVID-19 exposure should refer to COVID-19 Recommendations for Health Care Workers (PDF).