CDC Relaxes Quarantine

The nation’s top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said people no longer need to stay at least 6 feet away from others.

The changes come more than two and a half years after the pandemic began. They are based on the fact that about 95% of Americans...

“The current conditions of this pandemic are very different from those of the last two years,” said the CDC’s Greta Massetti...

Social distance and other once-common safety measures have been outlawed in many parts of the country for a long time.

Perhaps the biggest education-related change is the end of the recommendation that schools do routine daily testing...

The CDC also got rid of a “test-to-stay” recommendation, which said that students who were exposed to COVID-19...

Masks are still only recommended in places where the risk of spreading the disease is high or when a person is at a high risk...