New quarantine guidelines released for COVID-19 exposures
October 8, 2020
Gov. Kim Reynolds on Sept. 29 released new guidance to Iowans regarding COVID-19 exposure and quarantine timelines.
O'Brien County Public Health will follow the new guidelines and urges local residents to wear a mask when social distancing is not possible. As of Wednesday morning, the rate of positive COVID-19 tests over the last two weeks was 18.4 percent.
• If you wear a mask in public settings, businesses, communities, and in schools, and the person that tested positive also had a mask on, then you will not be considered exposed and asked to quarantine. All parties involved must have a...