Self-Isolation Requirements Changed for Fully-Vaccinated Saskatchewan Residents When Considered a Close Contact

Saskatchewan has adjusted requirements for self-isolation when deemed a close contact by Public Health.

Fully-vaccinated residents won’t have to quarantine if named a close contact, while people who are unvaccinated or only had one vaccine dose are still required to self-isolate.

However, Public Health can still require a fully-vaccinated close contact to quarantine if health officials consider them at higher-risk of serious illness, increased transmission, or live in a setting that is high-risk for outbreaks.

Someone is considered fully-vaccinated when 14 days have passed since receiving a second dose of one of the approved vaccines – Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca.

The province says in a news release “the requirement to self-isolate for 14 days following international travel is currently a federal quarantine order that is subject to change.”

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