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Positive COVID-19 PCR or Rapid test

What to do if you tested positive for COVID-19

These procedures are for positive results from a test administered by a COVID test site or healthcare provider (PCR or Rapid Antigen test).

  • Self-isolate at home.
  • If you tested positive AND you have symptoms:
    • Isolate for 10 days from the date that symptoms began.
    • After 5 days, if your symptoms are fully resolved, you may stop isolation if you wear a mask* for the remaining days.
  • If you tested positive AND you never had symptoms
    • Isolate for 5 days from the date that you had your test done.
    • Wear a mask* for 5 additional days.
 

* Mask guidance:

  • Wear a N-95 or KN-95 mask or “double mask” (disposable mask underneath a cloth mask)
  • The mask must cover your nose.
  • The mask must cover your mouth.
  • The mask must fit under your chin.
  • The mask must be snug on your face.
  • Make sure it is easy to breathe.