Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Exposure: What to do

This is the text description for the flowcharts that appear on the COVID-19 Response Protocols page.

If You Are Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Call the COVID-19 Hotline when you have COVID-like symptoms, have had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, and/or you have tested positive for COVID-19

Note: Keep your instructors and/or manager informed of your status.

If you are experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms:

  1. Do not come to campus
  2. Call the COVID-19 Hotline at 530-898-2222
    • Employees should also contact their healthcare provider and get tested.
    • Students should also call the WellCat Health Center at 530-898-5241 to get tested.
  3. Quarantine until test results
  4. Call the COVID-19 Hotline at 530-898-2222 to report results.
    • If negative, follow normal sick leave practices until feeling better.
    • If positive, isolate as directed. If symptoms have resolved, get tested after 5 days. (Get a supervised test. Antigen/rapid test is preferred.)
      • If negative, return to normal activities.
      • If positive, continue to isolate as directed.

Close Contact Exposure Without COVID-19 Symptoms

Call the COVID-19 Hotline when you have COVID-like symptoms, have had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, and/or you have tested positive for COVID-19

If you have close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 but you do not have symptoms:

  1. Call the COVID-19 Hotline at 530-898-2222.
  2. Continue to work and monitor for symptoms. Wear a face mask for 10 days from the date of last contact.
  3. Get tested 3–5 days after exposure. Report your results to the COVID-19 Hotline at 530-898-2222.
    1. If positive, isolate as directed.
    2. If negative, return to normal activities.