County updates quarantine and isolation guidelines
Last updated 12/30/2021 at 3:15pm
On Tuesday, El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) updated guidance to match new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) regarding COVID-19 isolation and quarantine for the general population.
The updated guidance shortens the recommended time for isolation from 10 days for people with COVID-19 to five days, if asymptomatic on day five, followed by five days of wearing a mask when around others. The CDC stated that this change is based on science demonstrating that the major...