Isolation Instructions if You Were Notified You are Positive for COVID-19

Isolation Instructions if You Were Notified You are Positive for COVID-19

Cough, fever, upset stomach, headache, body aches, and/or loss of taste or smell are all symptoms of COVID-19.

Pick one of the three situations that fits you best and follow the instructions.

Isolate you’reself at home until all three of the following conditions are met:

  • It’s been at least 10 days since you’re symptoms first emerged; AND,
  • You haven’t had a fever for at least 1 day (24 hours) without using a fever-reducing drug (such Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, or aspirin); AND,
  • Your symptoms have gotten better

Isolate yourself at home until all three of the following conditions are met:

  • It’s been at least The time limit is 20 days since your symptoms first emerged; AND,
  • You haven’t had a fever for at least 1 day (24 hours) without using a fever-reducing drug (such Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, or aspirin); AND
  • Your symptoms have gotten better

Isolate yourself at home until:

  • If you haven’t developed symptoms in the meantime, it’s been 10 days since you received your positive COVID-19 test.
  • If you begin to have symptoms, move to the isolation recommendations for people who are experiencing symptoms. Your 10 days of home isolation will begin the day you first notice symptoms, not the day you were tested.
  • Please keep in mind that if you have aa serious immunosuppressive condition You must isolate if you don’t have any symptoms20 days from the date of you were tested.

They ought to:

  • For the next 10 days, stay at home and limit your contact with othersyour The age of isolation has come to an end.¬† ¬†They should keep an eye out for fever and symptoms for the entire 14-day period. If any of these things happen, they should be tested right soon. They should wait 7 to 10 days if there are no symptomsyour To be tested, you must pass a positive test.

If you don’t have symptoms, you’ll need to contact anybody you were around for two days before your symptoms started or before the day you got your positive test. If anyone was within six feet of you for more than three minutes (even if they were wearing masks), you should inform them of your positive result and instruct them to:

  • For ten days after the last day you spent together, stay at home and minimize your interaction with others. They should keep an eye out for fever and symptoms for the entire 14-day period. If any of these things happen, they should be tested right soon. They should wait 7 to 10 days after the last time they were together if there are no symptoms.

Because people can test positive even if they are no longer able to infect others, the Department of Health does not suggest that employers compel employees to submit documentation of a negative test before they return to work. Visit https://cv.nmhealth.org/public-health-screening-and-testing/return-to-work/ for more information

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