I am an employee. What do I do if I have tested positive for COVID-19?
Faculty and staff who have symptoms of COVID-19 should stay home from work, contact their supervisor and their primary care provider and get tested for COVID-19.
If the test result is positive, the employee should continue to stay home from work and contact their supervisor regarding taking time off or working remotely. Faculty and staff with a positive test result also should call Occupational Medicine at 814-865-8612, then email Occupational Medicine at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- First & Last Name
- Penn State 9-Digit Number
- Date symptoms began
- Date employee tested positive for COVID-19
- Date of the first day work was missed
- Y/N – Are you able to work remotely?
The current CDC guidelines for COVID-19 quarantine and isolation vary based on symptoms and an individual’s vaccination status. The guidelines can be found on the CDC website. Additional information is available on the Penn State Human Resources website.