I tested Positive for COVID-19, what should I do?


  • Stay home for 5 days and separate from others in your household.

  • If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days you can leave your house. If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.

  • You can be infectious through day 10 and should mask around others

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Note: Winchester Public Schools follow the guidance of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Winchester Student Covid Positive Protocol

NOTIFY YOUR CLOSE CONTACTS AND DIRECT THEM HERE: winchester.us/786/Exposure-Guidance

  • Close contacts are defined as individuals who have been within 6 feet of a COVID-19 positive individual while indoors, for at least 15 minutes during a 24-hour period, for 48 hours prior to symptom onset (or time of positive test if asymptomatic).