WHAT SHOULD I DO IF…

I’VE BEEN IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH SOMEONE…

… who is being tested?

Quarantine until the person who you’ve been in contact with gets their result.

… who has tested negative for COVID-19?

Self-monitor, practice physical distancing, wash hands and wear a mask.

… who has tested positive for COVID-19?

Quarantine for 14 days, self-monitor AND get tested. Continue to quarantine for 14 days regardless of YOUR result. If you become symptomatic, isolate 10 days from onset of symptoms AND 3 days fever free.

… who might have been exposed…

… and IS experiencing symptoms?

Quarantine for 14 days, self-monitor AND get tested. Continue to quarantine for 14 days regardless of YOUR test result. If you become symptomatic, isolate 10 days from onset of symptoms AND 3 days fever free.

… but IS NOT experiencing symptoms (yet)?

Self-monitor, practice physical distancing, wash hands and wear a mask

… who has been in close contact with someone ELSE who might have been exposed?

Practice physical distancing, wash hands and wear a mask.

AM I EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19?

QUARANTINE

Separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to contagious disease to see if they become sick.

VS.

ISOLATION

Separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick.

COVID symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, sore throat, loss of taste of smell, headache.

…NO

Have I been in close contact with someone who has symptoms?

… NO

Practice physical distancing, wash hands and wear a mask.

… YES

Self-quarantine for 14  and monitor symptoms, it may take up to 14 days for symptoms to appear after exposure. Stay home as much as possible. Use online services to get essential needs. If you need to go out into public, wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, don’t touch your face, and wash your hands often.

Did I develop symptoms during my 14 days of quarantine?

… NO

Practice physical distancing, wash hands and wear a mask

… YES

Students and employees call your local clinic and go in to get tested. Do not use public transportation or rideshare to get to the clinic. If you have symptoms, please isolate for 10+ days since the onset of symptoms AND until you are fever-free for 3 days without using fever-reducing medication.

YES

Students and employees call your local clinic and go in to get tested. Do not use public transportation or rideshare to get to the clinic. If you have symptoms, please isolate for 10+ days since the onset of symptoms AND until you are fever-free for 3 days without using fever-reducing medication.

While in isolation:

  • Stay home and do not go out into public
  • Stay away from people in your home as much as possible
  • Wear a face mask during every interaction with your care taker
  • Avoid sharing personal household items such as bedding, towels, and dishes