COVID-19 Resources on Quarantine

Each resource below is listed in order of usefulness for given topic and assessed for readability using a SMOG algorithmic tool by WebFX as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Home quarantine guidance for close contacts to coronavirus (COVID-19) from the LA Department of Public Health

  • Approximately 6th grade reading level
  • Flesh-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.7
How to Self-Monitor During Quarantine from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS)

  • Approximately 6th grade reading level¬†
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.9
  • Approximately 5th grade reading level
  • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.5
Ryu JH, Yi PH. Readability of spine-related patient education materials from leading orthopedic academic centers. Spine (Philadelphia, Pa. 1976). 2016;41(9):E561-E565.