If vaccinated UMaine or UMaine Machias students or employees are close contacts to someone who tests positive for COVID-19, will they need to quarantine?

Fully vaccinated students or employees who are identified as close contacts of a positive case and are asymptomatic will not need to quarantine or be tested if they are symptom free under current public health guidance. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving a J&J shot or 14 days after their second Pfizer or Moderna shot.

Here is information about COVID-19 symptoms. The CDC also offers steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick.