COVID 19 Resources

Minnesota Department of Health

COVID Testing Information

Getting Tested for COVID

Guidance for People Exposed to Person with COVID-19

Review MDH Quarantine Guidance for People who are Contacts of a COVID-19 Case.

Updated Guidance on Close Contacts and Tracing

Review guidance on Close Contacts and Tracing: COVID-19 on the MDH webpage.

COVID 19 Vaccine Information


Update on MDH Quarantine Guidance

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) updated quarantine guidance on Monday, Dec. 7. These updates are based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance that shortens quarantine in certain situations. CDC recommends a quarantine period of 14 days, however, based on local circumstances and resources, options to shorten quarantine are acceptable alternatives. The science did not change, but the update supports behavior science implementation. For overview of the updated guidance, read How long to keep away from others (quarantine) on the MDH website.

Safest Action is to Remain in Quarantine for 14 Days

If you had close contact with a person with COVID-19 (an exposure), you need to stay home and away from others (quarantine). COVID-19 can take up to 14 days to make you sick, and some people with COVID-19 never feel sick, so you need to separate yourself from others so you don't spread the virus without knowing it.

May Consider 10-Day or 7-Day Quarantine Under Certain Conditions

You may consider shorter quarantine periods but only under certain conditions. Review the conditions for 10-day and 7-day quarantines on the MDH website.

You must consult with Erin Dohrmann, COVID Coordinator, before reducing your 14 day quarantine period.