COVID-19 testing staff dressed in personal protective equipmentTesting is the best way to find and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. It may take a few days to get the results of your test. 

After You Get Tested Guide

The COVID-19: After You Get Tested guide spells out the information you need and the steps to take after you get a COVID-19 test, while you wait for results, and if you test positive.

In this guide, you’ll find:

  • Information on isolation and quarantine
  • Help knowing when to start and end each
  • Resources and services for those who have to isolate or quarantine
  • When/how to tell close contacts and employers
  • Contact information for regional public health help
  • Basic COVID-19 prevention information

COVID-19: After You Get Tested (8.18 MB)

COVID-19: After You Get Tested - Spanish (2.81 MB)

COVID-19: After You Get Tested - Chinese - Traditional (8.45 MB)

COVID-19: After You Get Tested - Chinese -Simplified (8.49 MB)

COVID-19: After You Get Tested - Somali (12.79 MB)

One-Sheet Summary After Testing Guide (197.54 KB)