Exposed but Asymptomatic: CDC Guidance on Work Safety

Grace Halsey

New CDC interim guidance for essential workers exposed to COVID-19 outlines precautions for employee and employer.

New interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) clarifies conditions under which employees who have been exposed to COVID-19 may continue to work, provided they remain asymptomatic and additional precautions are implemented to protect the employee, the work environment, and the community. What constitutes exposure? Is any self isolation required? How will fellow employees be protected? The slides below outline the CDC's guidance.