What should I do if I am a lab-confirmed case and I am a healthcare/public health/law enforcement worker?

Lab-confirmed cases, including healthcare, public health, and law enforcement workers must be isolated in the same manner as any other lab-confirmed case. See Isolation for Lab-Confirmed Cases for determining if home isolation is recommended and find tips to assist.

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1. What are the differences between social distancing, quarantine, and isolation?
2. I have traveled recently. How do I know if a travel-related quarantine is required?
3. How does KDHE determine which countries or states within the US are part of the list of areas for travel-related quarantine?
4. Where is the list maintained and how often is it updated?
5. What should I do if I am in quarantine for travel-related exposures?
6. How long is a travel-related quarantine?
7. What happens if I develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while I am in quarantine?
8. If I develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while I am in quarantine, and my test comes back negative, do I still need to finish out my 14-day quarantine?
9. For what situations are there quarantine recommendations for exposure to a case?
10. What should I do if I am in quarantine for exposure to a case?
11. How long is an exposure to a case-related quarantine?
12. What happens if I develop symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while I am in quarantine?
13. How do doctors and healthcare professionals determine if I need to be in home-isolation?
14. What should I do if I am in isolation because I am a lab-confirmed case?
15. What should I do if I am a lab-confirmed case and I am a healthcare/public health/law enforcement worker?
16. When can I get out of isolation if I am a lab confirmed case?
17. Who has the authority to issue and enforce isolation and quarantine orders?