Guidance for undergraduates who test positive for COVID-19
If you haven’t already, immediately following a positive COVID-19 test result all students should:
Complete Health Check to inform the university
Send a copy of their positive COVID test results (attached to a message with the subject line "secure: test results") to the "Covid Medical Care Team" through vadenpatient.stanford.edu. Varsity athletes should instead contact the Sports Medicine team.
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.|