Hawaii Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines

Vaccine ReceivedFully Vaccination Definition
Pfizer-BioNTech You are fully vaccinated 2 weeks after receiving your second dose of Pfizer
But, to follow fully vaccinated quarantine guidance it must have been less than 6 months ago.
ModernaYou are fully vaccinated 2 weeks after receiving your second dose of Moderna
But, to follow fully vaccinated quarantine guidance it must have been less than 6 months ago.
Johnson & JohnsonYou are fully vaccinated 2 weeks after receiving your J&J vaccine
But, to follow fully vaccinated quarantine guidance it must have been less than 2 months ago.

If you ReceivedWho should get a boosterWhen to get a boosterWhich booster can you get
Pfizer-BioNTechEveryone 12 years and olderAt least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination seriesPfizer-BioNTech or Moderna are preferred but J&J may be considered for Adults 18+
Teens 12-17 years old may only get a Pfizer booster
ModernaAdults 18 years and olderAt least 6 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna are preferred but J&J may be considered for Adults 18+
Johnson & JohnsonAdults 18 years and older At least 2 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna are preferred but J&J may be considered for Adults 18+
Visit the CDC for more information.

Quarantine Guidelines

  • Stay home (quarantine) for 5 days after your last contact with the person with COVID-19.
    • If you were fully vaccinated OR boosted, you can skip quarantine as long as you DO NOT have any symptoms. (see guidance above)
  • Wear a mask around others for 10 days.
  • Get tested on day 5.
  • Maintain distance from others in your home and wear a mask when you cannot.
  • Watch for symptoms for 14 days after your last contact with the person with COVID-19.
  • If you develop symptoms or test positive, immediately self-isolate and get tested.

Isolation Guidelines

  • Stay at home for 5 days (except to seek medical care).
    • Stay in a separate room.
    • Do NOT eat meals with other people.
    • Avoid physical contact with other people and pets.
    • Do NOT share unwashed personal items.
    • If you must be around others, wear a mask.
  • Monitor your symptoms. If you have trouble breathing, chest pain or other emergency symptoms call 911.
    • If you have no symptoms or you are feeling better after 5 days, you can leave your home as long as you are fever free without the use of fever-reducing medication.
    • Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.