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Isolation & Quarantine

COVID-19 Information


Isolation & Quarantine

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact to someone with COVID-19, use this COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine Flowchart to determine your isolation (for positive cases) or quarantine (for close contacts) period. For more detailed information, you may also view NYSDOH Isolation & Quarantine Guidance.


How to Isolate or Quarantine


If you have tested positive for COVID-19 using an at-home test, please report your positive result HERE.


Documents to Share with Employer or School

Affirmation of Isolation (for positive cases)

Affirmation of Quarantine (for contact to positive people)


Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ for General Public

FAQ for Schools

FAQ for Employers


Additional Information

NYSDOH Isolation & Quarantine Webpage

Managing COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

*If you have emergency warning signs for COVID-19, call 911 or go to the emergency department.  Emergency signs may include: trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake, or pale, grey, blue-colored skin, lips or nail beds.

Find a Test Site Near You

COVID-19 Therapeutics Locator