The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has updated its COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidance to align with new guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). This guidance does not apply to health care personnel. Changes of note include:
- Updated isolation and quarantine recommendations for the general public are now in alignment with timeframe recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Additional mitigation measures, including testing to exit isolation and quarantine and improved masking are included.
- Clarification that fully-vaccinated persons who are booster-eligible but have not yet received their booster dose are now recommended to quarantine.
Read key elements of these new guidances in English at https://bit.ly/3tajd7B and in Spanish at https://bit.ly/3EPEi9l.