Don’t go into work. Avoid spreading the virus to others.
Wait to get re-tested. Many people will continue receiving positive test results for at least 3-4 weeks.
Stay in a separate room at home.
Use separate bathroom if possible.
Wash hands often.
Clean AND disinfect all surfaces.
Avoid sharing personal household items.
Get rest, stay hydrated.
Take it easy and monitor yourself for signs of dehydration (headache, dizziness, decreased urine output, dry mouth, etc.)
Alert your primary care provider and local health departmentIf you haven’t contacted your primary care provider, let them know you received a positive test result.
If your symptoms are getting worse
Call to find out if and how soon you need care. And make sure to wear a face mask when you leave your home.
Get medical attention immediately if you experience:
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
Financial Assitance Program
The Right to Recover program, from the City of Columbus, offers Columbus residents up to $1,200 in financial assistance.