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Frequently Asked Questions / Coronavirus FAQ / Determination of COVID-19 as a Quarantinable Communicable Disease / Is COVID-19 a quarantinable communicable disease pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13295?

Determination of COVID-19 as a Quarantinable Communicable Disease

Questions and answers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that COVID-19 meets the definition for “severe acute respiratory syndromes” set forth in E.O. 13674. Therefore, this novel coronavirus is a “quarantinable communicable disease,” as defined by E.O. 13295, as amended by E.O.s 13375 and 13674. Additional information on quarantinable communicable diseases is available from the CDC website.

Last Updated:  3/7/2020