DPHSS Issues Guidance Memo 2021-16 Rev.1 Amendment 1
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issued Amendment 1 to DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-16 Rev.1. Amendment 1 clarifies the requirements for the completion of isolation for individuals identified for having SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and/or the completion of quarantine for those who come into close contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19.
Amendment 1 states in furtherance of DPHSS Guidance Memorandum 2021-16 Rev. 1, a DPHSS clearance letter is not required at the conclusion of the isolation or quarantine period, although a letter may be provided upon request by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. To view Amendment 1 in its entirety, CLICK HERE.
Additionally, the community is reminded that people who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 3 months (90 days) and recovered do not need to be tested following an exposure as long as they do not develop symptoms.