What to Do If You or Your Child Tests Positive for COVID-19:
- If you test positive, call your child’s school as soon as possible to inform them of the test date, when symptoms began (if symptomatic), if your child was a known close contact, and of any school-aged siblings in the household.
- If your child tested positive using a home test, call 211 use the WA Notify smartphone application to report your results. Reporting your child’s test result is important for future reference if they are exposed to COVID-19.
- Calculating Quarantine: The date of your exposure is considered Day 0. Day 1 is the first full day after your last contact with a person who has had COVID-19. Stay home and away from other people for at least 5 days. Day 6 is the first day of potential return to school – See Decision Tree, K-12 for further guidance.
- Calculating Isolation: Day 0 is your first day of symptoms or a positive test. Day 1 is the first full day after your symptoms developed or your specimen was collected. If you have COVID-19 or have symptoms, isolate for at least 5 days.
- Up-to-Date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.
- Fully Vaccinated means a person has received their primary series of COVID-19 vaccines.