State of Alaska DHSS Guidelines If You Are Feeling Sick or Have Been Exposed to COVID-19

The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services guidance applies to the general public. But if you live or work in a high-risk setting such as a correctional institution, health care facility, an assisted living facility or a fish-processing plant, talk to someone at your facility for guidance.

If you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 and if you are not fully vaccinated, quarantine right away to help prevent further spread to others.

A close contact is someone who was within 6 feet of an infectious person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more when a person was infectious. This definition applies regardless of whether the infected person or close contacts were wearing masks.

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See the graphic below to know what to do when: You test positive for COVID-19, you are exposed to COVID-19 and have no symptoms, you are exposed to COVID-19 and have ANY symptoms, or you have ANY symptoms of COVID-19 and have no known exposure.

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