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Quarantine and Isolation Calculator

You have tested positive and have symptoms: Isolation Calculator

If you test positive for COVID-19, stay home and isolate for 5 days from when your symptoms began. If your symptoms have gotten better after 5 days you can leave your house, but continue to wear a mask for an additional 5 days, and avoid travel and being around others who are high risk.

If you still have a fever or are not feeling that symptoms have gotten better after 5 days, continue to stay home until 24 hours after your fever resolves and you are not using fever reducing medications (such as Tylenol or ibuprofen) and symptoms have improved. If you are a student, email covid@mst.edu or call Student Health Services if you are not improving or still have a fever. Employees should contact their healthcare provider if symptoms are not improving or still have a fever. Continue to wear a mask around others through the 10th day from symptom onset, and avoid travel and being around others who are high risk. If you cannot mask, continue to isolate at home for the 5 additional days. If you do develop symptoms, email covid@mst.edu for further guidance

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You have tested positive but have no symptoms: Isolation Calculator

If you test positive for COVID-19 and do not have symptoms, stay home and isolate for 5 days from the day you had your test. After 5 days, you can leave your house. Continue to wear a mask around others for an additional 5 days. If you cannot mask, continue to isolate at home for the 5 additional days. If you do develop symptoms, email covid@mst.edu for further guidance.

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You have been identified as a close contact: Quarantine Calculator

If you have had your COVID-19 booster vaccination OR completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 5 months OR completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months: Wear a mask around others for 10 days from your last exposure (day zero). You do not have to stay home, but travel is discouraged and you should avoid being around others who are high risk. Test on day 5, if possible. Students should call Student Health Services to schedule a testing appointment. If you develop symptoms isolate immediately. Students email covid@mst.edu or call Student Health Services for guidance. Staff should notify their supervisor and contact their healthcare provider.

If you are not vaccinated for COVID-19 vaccine OR completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 5 months ago and are not boosted OR completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted: Stay home for 5 days from your last exposure (day zero). After that continue to wear a mask around others for an additional 5 days, do not travel and avoid being around others who are high risk. If you cannot quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days. Test on day 5 if possible. Students should call Student Health Services to schedule a testing appointment. If you develop symptoms isolate immediately. Students email covid@mst.edu or call Student Health Services for guidance. Staff should notify their supervisor and contact their healthcare provider.

If you have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 90 days, have recovered, and remain without Covid-19 symptoms, you do not have to quarantine. You should monitor yourself for 10 days following the exposure and wear a mask around others. If you develop symptoms, isolate immediately. Students email covid@mst.edu or call Student Health Services for guidance. Staff should notify their supervisor and contact their healthcare provider.

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For the latest information from the CDC on this evolving topic, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html


 

You have tested positive and have symptoms: Isolation Calculator

If your symptoms have improved and 24 hours have elapsed without a fever without the use of medication, your last day of in-home isolation is: .


Your isolation ENDS on: .


Continue to wear a mask through: from symptom onset. If you cannot mask, continue to isolate at home for the 5 additional days.

After this date, you may resume your usual activities but should still take precautions to reduce your risk (i.e. social distancing, frequent handwashing, and wearing a mask when social distancing isn't possible).

You have tested positive but have no symptoms: Isolation Calculator

If you have no symptoms, your last FULL day of isolation is: .


Your isolation ENDS on: .


Continue to wear a mask through: .
If you cannot mask, continue to isolate at home for the 5 additional days.


After this date, you may resume your usual activities but should still take precautions to reduce your risk (i.e. social distancing, frequent handwashing, and wearing a mask when social distancing isn't possible).

You have been identified as a close contact: Quarantine Calculator


Vaccinated

Recommended date for testing:

Wear a mask through:


Unvaccinated

Recommended date for testing:

Quarantine at home through:

If you remain asymptomatic, you may return to normal activities:

Continue to wear a mask through:

Tested positive in the past 90 days: Monitor for symptoms and wear a mask around others through: