A 30-year-old female asked:
I did covid test last week saturday and the results came back negative. my brother whom i live with tested positive yesterday, his in isolation now. do i have to do the tests again or isolate as well or is it ok for me to go back to work?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19: Yes, please keep isolating. Retesting is an option as well. Going back to work right now would not be a safe option.
8 viewsAnswered Jan 27, 2021
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Covid test: Now you did not mention what kind of Covid 19 test done was it rapid or PCR.
Nevertheless, with contact with person with confirmed covid 19.
CDC recommends isolation for 14 days from exposure.
You may need to see a doctor virtually if symtpomatic and also if you need a letter to be off from work/ school
8 viewsAnswered Jan 28, 2021
Last updated Jan 28, 2021
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