Frequently Asked Questions about Contact Notification

Notifying recent contacts helps to control the spread of the virus by quickly informing people that they should take health precautions

If you contract COVID-19, you can protect other people from getting sick by immediately wearing a mask, isolating, and notifying the people who you have been around most recently.  

If you test positive for COVID-19 and have symptoms, you should notify all the people you have had close contact with, starting from two days before your symptoms began until you tested positive. 

If you test positive for COVID-19 and you don’t have symptoms, you should notify anyone who you were in close contact with during the two days before you tested positive.

Updated November 9, 2023