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VIDEO: Quarantine 101 – Are isolation and quarantine the same thing?

Once a person tests positive for Covid, a team of contact tracers work to track down anyone that person came into significant contact with within a given period. The contacts must then quarantine for 14 days from the last time they had in-person interaction with the Covid patient. (The Enterprise/Rachel Parsons)

In this video, Rebecca Stricker, nursing supervisor at Malheur County Health Department, discusses the difference between isolation and quarantine. 

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