What to Do if You’ve Been Exposed to COVID-19


If you’ve been exposed to the novel Coronavirus within the last 14 days, please follow the instructions below.

1. Do Not Come to Campus

Contact your instructor(s) to inform them that you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 and to make arrangements for class assignments.

2. Quarantine

  • Stay home for 5 days from exposure
  • Antigen test on day #5 if you remain asymptomatic
  • Positive antigen test – continue to isolate for 5 days if symptoms resolve without meds
  • Negative antigen test – wear a surgical mask for 5 days and resume activities

If you prefer not to test and have COVID-19 symptoms, isolate for 10 days from the onset of symptoms if symptoms have resolved without meds.

3. Positive Results

Follow the results outlined at What to Do if You Test Positive for COVID-19.


For additional information about Cypress College’s response to Coronavirus, or to get details on what to do if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, visit cypresscollege.edu/coronavirus.