Horry County Schools Matches Quarantine Guidelines with DHEC and CDC

HCS has alerted parents stating that it updated it's covid-19 quarantine protocols.

HCS has alerted parents stating that it updated it’s covid-19 quarantine protocol to include:

If you test positive for the virus you need to isolate regardless of vaccination status which includes staying home and avoiding in-person contact with others for at least five days.

If asymptomatic after day 5 you can end your isolation but wear a mask around other for 5 additional days.

For those exposed to someone with covid-19 who have received the vaccine they don’t need to quarantine but must wear a mask around others for 10 days and get tested on day 5, while individuals who have not been vaccinated or have not completed the two dose series and are booster eligible but haven’t received the booster should quarantine for 10 days but may shorten their quarantine if a test comes back negative but will still be required to wear a mask around others from day 6-10.