Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni
My husband just got back from Japan and currently undergoing self quarantine at home, with me and the kids.
Should we, the whole family impose the self quarantine as well? Currently I’m still sending my kids to school.
Thanks and rgds
I truly understand your concern regarding the need for quarantine since your husband who just returned from Japan is under self-quarantine. To answer your question, the whole family do not need to be quarantined. They still need to practice proper preventive measures, nevertheless. According to a guideline for home quarantine published by Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
To monitor the risk for your husband or other family members, you may answer this brief quiz (Evaluate Your Corononavirus Risk). You can also monitor for development of symptoms like:
Thank you for your question.