What to do if you test COVID-positive or are in close contact with someone who’s positive
When it comes to COVID-19, we all want to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues and the community. Doing so includes following COVID-19 protocols and taking the necessary steps if you test positive or come in close contact with someone who has a confirmed case.
While we hope you’ll never need them, please familiarize yourself with UCOP’s Exposure Management process and requirements.
When do I need to report?
You must notify the UCOP Incident Report Team if:
- You test positive for COVID-19 or
- You come in close contact with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19 AND you’ve been at a UCOP location within the last five days (or within the last 48 hours for contractors, vendors and visitors)
How do I report?
- Oakland, Riverside and Sacramento employees: Report to UCOP-Incident-Report@UCOP.edu or (510) 987-9991
- Washington, D.C. employees: Report to UCDC-COVID-19-Response@ucdc.edu or (202) 415-9275
- Contractors, vendors and visitors:
— Notify your UCOP contact (Your contact must alert UCOP using the locational information shown above.)
— Notify your employer
What should I do after testing positive or coming into close contact with someone who has?
- Stay or return home immediately.
- Self-monitor for symptoms and contact your primary care provider if your symptoms warrant it.
- Once contacted, follow guidance from the Incident Report Team.
- If you have symptoms, stay or return home immediately.
- If you are asymptomatic and test negative, you can come to the office.
- You should self-monitor for symptoms and contact your primary care provider if your symptoms warrant it.
- If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you may return to on-site work when symptoms are resolved for 72 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications and five days have elapsed since the onset of symptoms.
For more detailed guidance, check out UCOP Exposure Management webpage.
What happens after I report?
When a report is received, a UCOP exposure management lead (EML) initiates the exposure management process, including gathering information, determining the next steps and taking any needed actions. Read more about UCOP’s exposure management process.
- See the UCOP Exposure Management webpage on the UCOP Coronavirus website.
- Print this UCOP COVID-19 Positive Case Reporting Quick Guide for your workstation or wallet.
Questions? Email UCOPfirstname.lastname@example.orgTags: COVID-19, COVID-19 reporting, UCOP Exposure Management