What To Do If You've been exposed to covid-19

After someone has tested positive for COVID-19, Public Health interviews that person and determines who is a close contact.  Close contact is defined by these situations:

  • Had direct physical contact with the person such as a hug, kiss or handshake.
  • Were within 6 feet of the person for at least 15 minutes.
  • Had contact with the person's respiratory secretions such as being coughed or sneezed on, or sharing personal items like food or towels
  • Stayed overnight for at least one night with the person.

As of 12/29/2021, Oconto County Public Health has implemented the CDC and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) shortened COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines. Please click here for more information from CDC.  Please continue to check this website for updates as they are made available.

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