Have you attended a protest recently?
Did you attend a protest recently? LA County Public Health advises to self-quarantine for 2 weeks and monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19
If you have been exposed to someone in these gatherings that is positive or likely positive for COVID-19, it is appropriate to get tested, but it is important to remember that a negative test result does not mean you will not become infected during the next 14 days.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 56 new deaths and 1,225 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus as of June 9th, 2020.
Symptomatic persons with the following symptoms: Fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and new loss of taste or smellAsymptomatic persons:Persons over age 65Those with a chronic medical conditionsEssential workers in these groups: janitorial, security, airport, government, health care, food and grocery, and more. To view a complete list of the essential workers group, click here.This is in addition to testing of symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals in congregate institutional settings.
A “close contact” is any of the following people who were exposed to an “infected person*” while they were infectious: a. An individual who was within 6 feet of the infected person for more than 15 minutes b. An individual who had unprotected contact with the infected person’s body fluids and/or secretions, for example, being coughed or sneezed on, sharing utensils or saliva, or providing care without wearing appropriate protective equipment. *An infected person is anyone with COVID-19, or who is suspected to have COVID-19, and is considered to be infectious from 48 hours before their symptoms first appeared until they are no longer required to be isolated (as described in Home Isolation Instructions for People with COVID-19 which can be accessed at ph.lacounty.gov/covidisolation). A person with a positive COVID-19 test but no symptoms is considered to be infectious from 48 hours before their test was taken until 10 days after their test.