What to know about the CDC’s new Covid-19 quarantine guidelines – CNN

The new guidance says that someone exposed to an individual with Covid-19 no longer needs to quarantine at home, away from others. They can go to work, attend school and be in other settings around people as long as they wear a well-fitting, high-quality mask — ideally an N95 or equivalent. People should mask for 10 days following their exposure. They should also test at least five days after the exposure. If it’s positive, theyContinue…

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Now you can order a third round of free test kits from COVIDTests.gov – The Verge

The US Postal Service has updated its free at-home COVID-19 test webpage, indicating that citizens can now place an order for a third round of government-provided rapid tests (h / t Alexander Tin and DrAltGov on Twitter). Compared to previous rounds, you’ll be sent double the number of tests — eight instead of four. Source: Now you can order a third round of free test kits from COVIDTests.gov – The Verge

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A New Wave of Covid-19 Is Coming. Here’s How to Prepare.

HAVE HIGH-QUALITY MASKS ON HANDEven if you’re not wearing a mask now, check your mask supply and make sure you have plenty of high-quality medical-style masks on hand. A limited number of free N95 respirator masks are available at pharmacies and community centers. Enter your ZIP code on the C.D.C.’s mask locator to find a participating distributor near you. If you want to buy additional masks, use our guide to find a reliable supply ofContinue…

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