They decrease the chances of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccines help keep you from getting seriously ill even if you do get COVID-19.
Getting vaccinated yourself may also protect people around you, particularly people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
Fully vaccinated employees, and students may remain in school and avoid interruptions to in-person education, even if they are exposed to someone with COVID-19, so long as they remain without symptoms.
Fully vaccinated employees and students are not required to participate in routine diagnostic screening on campus.
Any unvaccinated household members of a COVID positive case must quarantine at home for 10 days if exposed.
Unvaccinated students may not attend extracurricular activities during modified quarantine.
CDPH no longer requires quarantine for asymptomatic individuals who are close contacts to a positive COVID case, regardless of vaccination status. Quarantine is still suggested for symptomatic individuals while awaiting test results.