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Shasta County's Response to Local Emergencies

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Quarantine and Isolation Instructions

*The California Department of Public Health updated its quarantine and isolation instructions on June 8th, 2022.

**The CDPH instructions are intended for the general public. This guidance does NOT apply to healthcare personnel in settings covered by AFL-21-08.8. It also does not apply to Emergency Medical Services personnel, who are permitted to follow the Guidance on Quarantine for Health Care Personnel in AFL-21.08.8. CDPH guidance for quarantine of Skilled Nursing Facility residents is specified in AFL 22-13.

Staying Safe During Quarantine and Isolation

  • If you need to be tested: Find options on the Get Tested page.

  • If you need a vaccine: Find options at

  • Monitor your symptoms and seek medical care right away if you experience any of the emergency warning signs.

  • Talk with your healthcare provider to find out if they recommend prescribing COVID-19 treatments and therapeutics. Don’t delay as many need to be started within 5 days.

Additional Guidance and Settings

In the workplace, employers are subject to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) or in some workplaces the Cal/OSHA Aerosol Transmissible Diseases (ATD) Standard (PDF), and should consult those regulations for additional applicable requirements.

For isolation and quarantine considerations in K-12 school settings, see CDPH K-12 Schools Guidance and CDPH K-12 testing strategies. For child care considerations, see Guidance for Child Care Providers and Programs.

  • For Shasta County Schools reporting outbreaks and school-related resources see Schools.