NEWS: #NHL has officially shortened isolation period to 5 days with a negative test – IF allowed by local health authorities.#NHL now in line with CDC guidelines, according to memo distributed to teams today which was obtained by @DailyFaceoff.
Here’s the updated protocol ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/XLp9Ghq0va— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) December 29, 2021
Per new CDC guidelines, NHL/NHLPA have agreed to possibility of vaccinated individuals leaving isolation five days after a positive COVID test if they have no symptoms or “symptoms are resolving.” Key phrase: “providing such exit is permitted by your local health authority”…— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) December 29, 2021
NHL changing its standard isolation requirement from 10 days to 5 days, sources tell ESPN.
Players can exit after 5 days if they are asymptomatic & test negative — as long as local health authorities OK it.
More details from the memo the NHL sent today⬇️https://t.co/coXFJotXN8— Emily Kaplan (@emilymkaplan) December 29, 2021