U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 33-year-old male asked:

My toddler is back at crche. weve just recently learned that his teacher tested positive for covid-19. as a family of four, how should we my wife and i in our thirties, and 5 year older daughter handle this? should we self-isolate? go test?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19 : Sorry - I don't know what Creche is. If your toddler has contact with you than recommend that your do quarantine at this time. COVID 19 testing is usually most accurate if one waits 5 to 7 days after last COVID 19 exposure or tests it they are symptomatic.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 9, 2021
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.