By SDCN Staff
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky tested positive for COVID-19 Friday, agency officials said.
Dr. Walensky is up to date with her vaccines. She is experiencing mild symptoms, the CDC stated in a news release.
Consistent with CDC guidelines, she is isolated at home and will participate in her planned meetings virtually. CDC senior staff and close contacts have been informed of her positive test and are taking appropriate action to monitor their health.