You have tested positive and have symptoms

If your symptoms have improved and 24 hours have elapsed without a fever, without the use of fever-reducing medication, your last FULL day of isolation is: . Your isolation ENDS on: . On this date, you may resume your usual activities but should still take precautions to reduce your risk (i.e. social distancing, frequent hand washing, and wearing a mask when social distancing isn't possible). Full isolation guidance can be found here: Isolation Guidelines.

If you would like to get vaccinated against COVID-19, when your isolation ends, you can find a location to get vaccinated here: COVID-19 Vaccine

Your Isolation Can End On

You have tested positive and have symptoms

If you are symptomatic and have tested positive for COVID-19, then you must isolate for 10 days from the date your symptoms began. To stop or discontinue isolation, at least 10 days must have passed since your symptoms began and at least 24 hours must have passed since your fever went away without the use of fever-reducing medications (such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen) and other symptoms have improved.

You have tested positive but do not have symptoms

If you do not have symptoms, your last FULL day of isolation is: . Your isolation ENDS on: . On this date, you may resume your usual activities but should still take precautions to reduce your risk (i.e. social distancing, frequent handwashing, and wearing a mask when social distancing isn't possible). Full isolation guidance can be found here: Isolation Guidelines.

If you would like to get vaccinated against COVID-19, when your isolation ends, you can find a location to get vaccinated here: COVID-19 Vaccine

Your Isolation Can End On

You have tested positive but do not have symptoms

If you do not have symptoms but have tested positive for COVID-19, you must isolate for 10 days from the day you had your positive test done.

You were exposed to someone with COVID-19 and you are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Quarantine can end after . You should monitor yourself for COVID-19 symptoms through . It is especially important to wear a mask through . Mask wearing should also continue beyond your quarantine period.

There are two alternative timelines accepted by the Georgia Department of Health:

Quarantine can end after if you do not have symptoms, and you have not had any COVID-19 testing (returning to normal activities ).

Quarantine can end after if you do not have symptoms and have a negative PCR or antigen COVID-19 test on or later (returning to normal activities ).

See full quarantine guidance here: Quarantine Guidance

If it has been more than 14 days since you have received your final COVID-19 vaccine dose, you are not considered a close contact.

If you would like to get vaccinated against COVID-19, you can find a location to get vaccinated here: COVID-19 Vaccine

Your Quarantine Can End On

You were exposed to someone with COVID-19 and you are not fully vaccinated* for COVID-19

If you have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 and you are not fully vaccinated*, you should quarantine. The safest option is to quarantine for 14 days after an exposure to someone with COVID-19, however there are two alternative quarantine timeline options allowed by the Georgia Department of Public Health. Learn more by using the calculator. If you live in the same household as someone with COVID-19, you should enter the last day of the case's isolation period as your date of last contact with the person who tested positive. This date may be in the future if you are still in close contact with the case.

*An individual is considered fully vaccinated if it has been at least 14 days (2 weeks) since the completion of the COVID-19 vaccination series (two doses in a two-dose series OR one dose in a one-dose series). If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to quarantine following an exposure to COVID-19. Guidance for fully vaccinated people can be found here: Fully-Vaccinated Guidelines