Current Guidance for Exposure Concerns
The following is intended for informational purposes only and does not substitute for medical advice.
If you have had no symptoms and no contact with an individual who has tested positively, there are no recommended restrictions, however, continue to self-monitor.
If you have a fever and a cough you should stay home and contact your doctor.
If you have no symptoms but may have had close proximity and extended contact with an individual who has tested positive, self-quarantine for 14 days from the last contact; minimize contact with other people, and speak to your health care provider to get tested.
If you have mild symptoms but no close proximity of contact to an individual who has tested positive, please stay home and monitor – seek health care if your symptoms get worse.
If you have chronic healthcare issues such as asthma or diabetes and may have had close proximity or extended contact with an individual who tested positive – it is recommended you reach out to your health care professional.
Pregnant women, who present with symptoms or have been in close proximity to an individual who tested positive should contact their health care provider.
If you have a fever or cough, please contact your health care provider who will arrange with the Department of Health for the possibility of testing.
Please keep in mind that according to the CDC, it is a respiratory virus that mainly goes between people when they cough and sneeze. It is important to cough into your elbow or a tissue when needed and to wash your hands regularly.