Quarantine Vs. Isolation

Definitions

Quarantine - When an individual has been in direct contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 stays at home away from others in the community.

Isolation - When an individual has tested positive for COVID-19 and stays at home away from others in the community as well as other members in their household. (Example: The positive individual is able to stay in their own area of the home such as a bedroom until they are released from isolation).