Columbus Public Health continues to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to protect health and slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
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Positive Cases & Close Contacts
Residents of Columbus or
Worthington who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who are close contacts of
a positive case should take the following steps.
If you have tested positive:
yourself immediately. Isolation periods are generally 10-20 days, depending on
the severity of symptoms. Monitor your mail for a Notice of Isolation
letter, then complete a case interview online or by phone following the instructions provided in the letter.
- Stay home except to get
- Let your employer know you have COVID-19.
- Notify your close contacts so they can self-quarantine.
If you are a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case:
- Quarantine for 10 days from your last contact
with a COVID-19 positive case.
- Stay home except to get medical care.
- Monitor yourself for symptoms. If you develop symptoms, get tested.
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