You’re doing all you can to not get COVID. You keep your distance when you go out. You wear your mask every time you come in contact with someone you don’t live with. When you hear someone has a “cold” but is still game for hanging out you shut them down.
Unfortunately, all your hard work hasn’t stopped your roommate from contracting COVID. Even though you don’t COVID, what does it mean for you? People have said that if someone you live with has COVID you essentially have it as well, but is that true? Is there a way to avoid contracting it as well? Do you have to stay home and be quarantined just like them? How do you navigate shared spaces?
The National Public Radio wrote an entire article that answers all the questions above and more! Read below to get your questions answered.