In order to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable individuals, the Los Angeles County Health Officer issued orders which require the self-isolation of persons diagnosed with or presumed to have COVID-19 and the self-quarantine of any close contacts. During the COVID-19 pandemic, isolation and quarantine are essential strategies to prevent outbreaks in the community.
What is the Difference Between Isolation and Quarantine?
Isolation is used to separate people who are infected with COVID-19 away from those who are not infected. Persons in isolation may either show symptoms or are asymptomatic. Persons under isolation orders are released when they are no longer considered infectious.
Quarantine is used to separate people who have been recently exposed to COVID-19 from others while they are potentially …Person under quarantine orders are released when they are determined to no longer be at risk for spreading the virus.
If you or someone you know may have been exposed to COVID-19, speak with your Provider for further isolation, quarantine, or testing information.
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