What happens if I test positive for Covid before my flight home?
Regardless of your vaccination status, you must test negative for Covid-19 within 72 hours of boarding a flight to the U.S. If you test positive, you cannot re-enter the U.S. until you test negative again, however long that takes.
Do I need to quarantine for COVID-19 after a positive screening test?
If a person tests positive on a screening test and is referred for a confirmatory test, they should quarantine until they receive the results of their confirmatory test. For guidance on quarantine and testing of fully vaccinated people, please visit Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People.
Do I need a COVID-19 test before boarding a flight to the United States?
If traveling internationally, you must get a COVID-19 test no more than 3 days before you return by air to the United States. You are required to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States.
How long should I quarantine after tested positive for COVID-19?
If you continue to have no symptoms, you can be with others after 10 days have passed since you had a positive viral test for COVID-19.
When can I discontinue isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, if I never have any symptoms?
Persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 who never develop COVID-19 symptoms may discontinue isolation and other precautions 10 days after the date of their first positive RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 RNA.
What is the protocol when an employee is tested positive for COVID-19?
If an employee is confirmed to have COVID-19, employers should inform fellow employees of their possible exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace but maintain confidentiality as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Those who have symptoms should self-isolate and follow CDC recommended steps.