KMBC: Doctors hope people take CDC's new COVID-19 exposure guidance seriously

October 27, 2020

The CDC has expanded its definition of close contact regarding COVID-19, which may cause some to reevaluate how they interact with people throughout the day.

Wearing masks and social distancing are still the strongest words of advice from the CDC, but there is a change when it comes to the risk of exposure.

KMBC talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd, an infectious disease physician on Saint Luke's COVID Response Team, about what the change means for the day-to-day.

Watch the full story below.

Dr. Boyd explains some scenarios that may be impacted by the expanded definition of close contact.

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