DPH COVID-19 Guidance

DPH COVID-19 Guidance

procedures and protocols

to help stop the spread


Quarantine if Exposed

If you were exposed to someone with COVID-19, monitor your health for 14 days from your last possible exposure and quarantine at home.

Isolate if Sick

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 infection, you must follow home isolation protocol. If you have questions please call 866-PUB-HLTH (866-782-4584)

Identify Your Contacts

Each confirmed case of COVID-19 will work with trained DPH staff to identify everyone they've been in contact with to prevent additional spread of the disease. 

Isolation and Quarantine Calculator

Información de salud en español

La enfermedad respiratoria causada por el COVID-19 es una pandemia mundial.

Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

The monoclonal antibody treatments are laboratory-made proteins that mimic the immune system’s ability to fight off harmful pathogens such as viruses. Monoclonal antibody treatments are given to help treat patients with COVID-19.


Guidance for Funeral Services

Guidance Return to Work for Non-Healthcare

Also in Español - Guía de regreso al trabajo para personas que no son miembros del personal de atención médica luego de haber tenido o haber estado expuestas al COVID-19

Guidance for Food Service, Restaurants and Bars

garden produce

Guidance for Farm Workers

video conferencing

Guidance for Businesses and Employers


Girl Eating Healthy Snack in School

CDC - Child Care, Schools, and Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)

DPH Guide for Georgia Childcare Facilities

Return to Child Care After COVID-19 Illness and Exposure


Guidance Return to Work for Healthcare

Also in Español - Orientaciones para la reincorporación del personal de atención médica al trabajo después de contraer o haber estado expuesto a COVID-19

Guidance for Mental and Behavioral Health Facilities

Guidance for Reporting COVID-19 Test Results

healthcare worker with mask and gloves

Healthcare Providers, Hospitals & Laboratories

Guidance for Clinicians

Guidance for First Responders

Long-Term Care Facilities

COVID-19 PCR Test Positivity Rate

Going forward LTCF information can be found on the CDC Community Transmission Level Tracker.

Archived LTCF Reports.

Administrative Orders

The Governor's Executive Order to Ensure the Safety of Employees and Residents of Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities.

Conferring Rights to DPH in the NHSN LTCF

Guidance LTCF Admitting Resident

Alcohol-Based Hand Rub FAQ

Alcohol-Based Hand Rub in LTCF

elderly woman

COVID-19 Long-Term Care Facilities


You've Tested Positive/Negative - What should you do?

Ha dado positivo / negativo, ¿qué debe hacer ahora?


Mantener las manos limpias

What You Need to Know About COVID-19

Contact Tracing FAQ

COVID-19 + El Rastreo De Contactos


Rastreo De Contactos Por COVID-19 - En caja-In

Factsheet: COVID-19 Older Adults

Factsheet: COVID-19 Places of Worship

Women and COVID-19 Vaccines - 10 Truths