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We follow the current Georgia Department of Public Health Guidelines for Returning to Work and School After Exposure or Illness.

These guidelines as of May 10, 2021 are outlined below.  As GA DHP updates/changes their guidelines, we will also.

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Guidance for returning to Duet Dance after Exposure to someone who tests positive for COVID:

If you are not sick, you will need to stay at home and quarantine and monitor your health for symptoms of COVID-19 during the 14 days following the last time you were in close contact with a sick person with COVID-19.  


The recommended time period for quarantine is 14 days, but you may be able to leave quarantine and return to Duet Dance Academy for class or work prior to that if certain criteria are met:

  • You may test out of quarantine any day after 7 full days have passed since your most recent exposure occurred, if you fulfill all THREE of the following criteria:

    • Do not experience any symptoms during your monitoring period

    • Are tested for COVID-19,

      • The test should be a diagnostic test (PCR or antigen). It is preferred that the specimen for your test is collected no more than 48 hours before the time of planned quarantine discontinuation, however, it should not be collected before day 5 of your quarantine period.

    • Receive a negative result,

      • You may not discontinue quarantine until you have completed a minimum of 7 full days since your most recent exposure, even if you receive your negative test result earlier. If your result is positive, you must follow DPH isolation guidance https://dph.georgia.gov/isolationcontact

  • If you are unable to be tested for COVID-19 during your quarantine period, you may discontinue quarantine any day after day 10 if you do not experience any symptoms during your monitoring period.

If you discontinue quarantine prior to 14 days, you will be required to wear a mask while at dance or work at Duet Dance Academy then entire time you are in the building until the 14-day period has passed. You should continue to monitor your health and follow mitigation strategies until 14 days after your most recent exposure and isolate immediately if symptoms develop. Mitigation strategies that should be practiced include correct and consistent mask use, social distancing, hand and cough hygiene, environmental cleaning and disinfection, avoiding crowds, and ensuring adequate indoor ventilation.​​


If the exposed person has:

  • Been fully vaccinated; or

  • Recovered from illness due to laboratory confirmed COVID-19 infection, has already met criteria to end isolation, and is within ninety (90) days following the onset of symptoms of the initial laboratory confirmed COVID-19 infection or ninety (90) days of the first positive COVID-19 test result if they were asymptomatic during the initial infection;

​the person shall not be required to quarantine but shall actively monitor for Symptoms of COVID-19.

Guidance for returning to Duet Dance after becoming ill or testing positive for COVID:


Symptomatic persons with confirmed COVID-19 or suspected COVID-19 can return to dance or work after: 

  • At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared AND 

  • At least 24 hours have passed since last fever without the use of fever-reducing medications AND 

  • Symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath) have improved 

Asymptomatic persons with confirmed COVID-19 can return to dance or work after at least 10 days have passed since the positive laboratory test, AND the person remains asymptomatic 

  • Note, asymptomatic persons who test positive and later develop symptoms should follow the guidance for symptomatic persons above.