Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Director Nirav Shah speaks at a press briefing in Augusta on June 30, 2021. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines recently for what people should do if they’re exposed to or contract COVID-19, following new research that shows most transmission occurs early in the course of illness.

These guidelines have been adopted by the Maine Center for Disease Control, as well as the Department of Education as students head back to school.

To understand what you should do if you have been exposed to COVID-19, or have tested positive for COVID-19, take our quiz;

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.