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Exposure and Reporting

CSUN cares about your health and safety and continues to track reported COVID-19 cases among members of our campus community, including students, faculty, and staff. If you have tested positive or believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, even if you have not been on campus, please complete the relevant form below.

Submission of the COVID-19 reporting forms will initiate contact tracing.

 

Isolation & Quarantine Guidelines

I am a student or employee who… requirements for returning to campus 
tested positive for COVID-19 and have symptoms The following applies to all, regardless of vaccination status or previous infection. 

Submit a Student Self-Reporting Form or a Faculty and Staff Self-Reporting Form

Isolate for 10 days from the date of the positive COVID-19 test or the date when symptoms started (whichever occurred first).

If the following criteria are met, isolation may end.
  • You have been fever-free for 24 hours without use of fever-reducing medicines
    AND
  • symptoms are not present or are mild and improving.
  • See below for requirements for returning to campus.

If on day 10 your symptoms are not resolving or a COVID-19 test is positive, please continue isolation until

  • you have been fever-free for 24 hours without use of fever-reducing medicine
    AND
  • symptoms are not present or are mild and improving.

Requirements for returning to campus:
  
Students who meet the criteria for exiting isolation must wear a highly protective mask for 10 days from the date of the positive COVID-19 test or the date when symptoms started (whichever occurred first) when around others.

Students may opt out of mask wearing if the results of two COVID-19 tests taken at least 24 hours apart are negative.

Cal OSHA requires employees, including student workers, who met the criteria for exiting isolation to wear a highly protective mask for 10 days from the date of the positive COVID-19 test or the date when symptoms started (whichever occurred first) in the workplace, except when eating or drinking. 

tested positive for COVID-19 and do NOT have symptoms

The following applies to all, regardless of vaccination status, previous infection or lack of symptoms.

Submit a Student Self-Reporting Form or a Faculty and Staff Self-Reporting Form

If the following criteria are met, you do not need to isolate and may return to campus.

  • You are fever free without use of fever-reducing medicines
    AND
  • you do not have symptoms.

Requirements for returning to campus:
 
Students must wear a highly protective mask for 10 days from the date of the positive COVID-19 test or the date when symptoms started (whichever occurred first) when around others.

Students may opt out of mask wearing if the results of two COVID-19 tests taken at least 24 hours apart are negative.

Cal OSHA requires employees, including student workers to wear a highly protective mask for 10 days from the date of the positive COVID-19 test or the date when symptoms started (whichever occurred first) in the workplace, except when eating or drinking. 

If symptoms develop follow the guidelines for tested positive for COVID-19 and have symptoms above.

was in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19, and I have symptoms

The following applies to all, regardless of vaccination status or previous infection.

If you experience symptoms since a close contact exposure:

was in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 and I have no symptoms (asymptomatic)

The following applies to all, regardless of vaccination status or previous infection.

If you have no symptoms (asymptomatic), you are not required to quarantine and may continue campus activities if the following criteria are met:

  • Submit a Student Self-Reporting Form or a Faculty and Staff Self-Reporting Form
  • It is recommended to test within 3-5 days after last exposure. 
  • If the test result is positive, then follow the guidelines above for individuals who test positive.
  • It is recommended to wear a highly protective mask when around others in the workplace, except when eating or drinking, for 10 days from the last day of exposure.
  • Monitor for symptoms and report onset of new symptoms.
  • If symptoms develop, test and stay home
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