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Why is the length of quarantine not standard across the state?

Local health departments (LHD) have the authority to set quarantine length to reduce spread of the virus for their jurisdiction. CDC currently recommends a quarantine period of 14 days. However, based on local circumstances and resources, options to shorten quarantine are available as acceptable alternatives.

Some LHDs have determined 10 days is sufficient to reduce spread based on the conditions of the communities they serve. Refer to your
local health department website, or contact them, for information about quarantine specific to where you live.