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Back to Pratt: What happens if a close contact is found to be COVID-19 positive?

If someone with whom you have been in close contact (determined by the Department of Health contact tracing) is found to be COVID-19 positive, follow the guidance from the CDC on quarantine and isolation.

A close contact is anyone who you have spent more than 10 minutes with within a 24-hour period while less than 6 feet apart. A close contact is also anyone with whom you live, have shared cups, have shared unwashed utensils, have shared toothbrushes, or have kissed. A close contact is also anyone who has directly sneezed, coughed, or spit on you.

See Pratt’s contact tracing chart for more information on the actions and guidance that close contacts and positive cases should follow.