Florida Department of Health in Duval County Implements 10-Day Quarantine Period for Close Contacts of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
The recent announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding a shortened quarantine period for those exposed to COVID-19 has prompted many questions in the community; as a result, Florida Department of Health in Duval County (DOH-Duval) seeks to clarify its current approach to the quarantining of close contacts.
Governor Ron DeSantis has signed Executive Order 20-315 which outlines that providers can only administer the COVID-19 vaccine to the following groups:
– Long-term care facility residents and staff.
– Persons 65 years of age and older.
– Health care personnel with direct patient contact.
– Persons deemed to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 by hospital providers.
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