Note: Per an OHA announcement, on March 12, 2022, most people exposed to someone who recently tested positive for COVID-19 will no longer need to quarantine, regardless of vaccination status.

If you TEST POSITIVE for or have symptoms of COVID-19

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Isolate for five days.
  • If you have no symptoms or symptoms are resolving after five days, you can end isolation (on day six).
  • Continue to wear a well-fitting mask around others for five additional days (10 days total).
  • If you have a fever, continue to isolate until your fever resolves.

Positive Case Notification: Students and employees must notify OSU if they have tested positive for COVID-19 and have been on-site at any OSU location in the previous 10 days.

If you were EXPOSED to someone with COVID-19

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

  • Do NOT need to quarantine.
  • Quarantine still recommended in high-risk settings.
  • Wear a well-fitting mask around others for 10 days.
  • Test on day five, if possible.
  • Monitor for symptoms for 10 days.
  • If you develop symptoms, get a test and isolate.

Definitions

Have been boosted

OR

Completed the primary series of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine within the last 5 months

OR

Completed the primary series of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine within the last 5 months

OR

Completed the primary series of J&J COVID-19 vaccine within the last 2 months

Are unvaccinated

OR

Completed the primary series of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine over 5 months ago AND are not boosted

OR

Completed the primary series of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine over 5 months ago AND are not boosted

OR

Completed the primary series of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine over 2 months ago AND are not boosted

 

Being in close contact (within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes in a 24-hour period) with a person who has recently tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 symptoms can include shortness of breath, cough, fever, loss of taste or smell, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, sore throat, runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea.