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What to Do if You Test Positive for COVID-19?

Have you tested positive for COVID-19? If yes, please follow the procedures detailed below. Your identity will be kept confidential to the greatest extent possible.

What to do if you test positive?


Additional Information

Isolating on Campus

Should you become ill or receive confirmation of a positive COVID-19 diagnosis and are unable to immediately leave campus, TCAT 31 has been designated as the COVID-19 isolation area for TCAT students and employees. Room C56 in the CAT building has been designated as the COVID-19 isolation area for all non-TCAT students and employees.

Covid Positive with Symptoms

You can be around others after

  • 5 days since symptoms first appeared and
  • 24 hours with no fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and
  • Other symptoms of COVID-19 are improving*

*Loss of taste and smell may persist for weeks or months after recovery and need not delay the end of isolation.

Note that these recommendations do not apply to people with severe COVID-19 or with weakend immune systems (immunocompromised).

Covid Positive without Symptoms

If you continue to have no symptoms, you can be with others after 5 days.

If you develop symptoms after testing positive, follow the guidance above.