CDC Updates Return to Work Criteria for Healthcare Personnel with COVID-19
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- All Healthcare Organizations
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently updated its interim return to work criteria for healthcare personnel (HCP) with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Revisions to the interim guidance include:
- Except for rare situations, a test-based strategy is no longer recommended to determine when to allow HCP to return to work.
- For HCPs with severe to critical illness or who are severely immunocompromised, the recommended duration for work exclusion was extended to 20 days …