The guidance sent Wednesday night is part of what the health department calls an “aggressive approach” to recent Ebola concerns.
The state recommends a 21-day quarantine for those who’ve had direct physical contact with an infected person without wearing protective equipment. Quarantines will be enforced by health officials.
Individuals who’ve been within a three-foot radius of an infected person for a prolonged period should report their temperatures twice a day, once witnessed by a public health official and once reported by phone.
Those who’ve had no direct contact but have been in the vicinity of an infected person, as indicated by a health official, should self-monitor.
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