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Guidance for undergraduates who test positive for COVID-19

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If you haven’t already, immediately following a positive COVID-19 test result all students should:

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Review important next steps and resources available for COVID-positive undergraduates below.

Circumstance Time What to do
I tested positive while away from campus (results from non-Stanford Color testing) Until further notice Do not travel! Send a copy of your positive test result (a PCR test is preferred) to the "Covid Medical Care Team" through the Vaden patient portal and submit Health Check. Plan to isolate for 10 days in your current location. The CDC shortened the recommended time for isolation from 10 days to five days for asymptomatic individuals. However, Santa Clara County (where Stanford is located) is still assessing this new guidance. Do not change your travel plans on the assumption that five days is sufficient.
I tested positive while on campus (rapid or Color) and I am not a varsity athlete.  Until further notice Learn more about your next steps and guidance on our current isolation status, here.
I'm a varsity athlete.  Until further notice Contact the Sports Medicine team. Learn more about your next steps and guidance on our current isolation status, here. 
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If you were on campus within the two days prior to taking your positive COVID test, please submit the Stanford Building Exposure intake form.