Kentucky's New Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine Print E-mail

If you test positive for Covid  (Isolation)- Regardless of vaccination status.

  • Stay home for 10 days.  Isolate in a room and bathroom of your own if possible.  Wear a well fitting mask if you must leave that room and there are others in the home.
  • Stay home for 5 days if you are completely asymptomatic and never had symptoms.
  • If you are asymptomatic and never had symptoms, after 5 days, you can leave your house.
  • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days

If you were exposed to someone with Covid (Quarantine) 

If you have been boosted
OR
Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months
OR
Completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months

  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day 5, if possible.
  • If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.

If you completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted
OR
Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted
OR
Are unvaccinated

  • Stay home for 10 days. 
  • If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.
  • If you are completely asymptomatic, test on day 5.  If negative, you may shorten your quarantine.
  • If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.