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COVID-19

If You Test Positive For COVID-19

If you have been tested and are awaiting results, please follow the instructions from your health care provider and avoid others.

If you test positive for COVID-19, please isolate at home immediately, avoid contact with others, complete the steps below.

Students

  • If you are notified of a positive result by Rymedi, the University’s third-party vendor, you will be contacted by Redfern Health Center as soon as possible. Please note this contact can take a number of hours due to the processing of multiple results at the same time.
  • The appropriate response from a positive test is to isolate for 10 days. At the end of 10 days, if you do not have a fever and symptoms are improving, you should no longer be contagious.
  • Clearance for return to campus is requested. This can be completed by Redfern.
  • For on-campus residents, once Redfern has contact you, Clemson Home will reach out. You may remain in your assigned residential space, but please stay apart from others as much as possible and continue to wear face coverings until you receive further guidance.
  • While you’re awaiting next steps, please review Housing's Isolation and Quarantine Checklist to start gathering items you'll need.
  • For off-campus residents, please isolate in your residence and stay apart from others as much as possible, while continuing to wear face coverings as usual.
  • Expect a call from a contact tracer – please cooperate with these efforts as they are key to the success of efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 in the Clemson community.
  • If isolation is required, academic instructors should be notified of absence through the Notification of Absence system.
  • Isolation guidance
  • Additional information can be found here.

Employees

  • If you are notified of a positive result by Rymedi, the University’s third-party vendor, you will be contacted by Joseph F. Sullivan Center as soon as possible.
  • If you test positive at any other location, please upload the result through the University’s COVID-19 Test Result Upload Tool. You will be contacted by Joseph F. Sullivan Center as soon as possible.
  • Contact your supervisor.
    • Employees provide your supervisor details regarding University-owned buildings and rooms you have occupied the two days prior to experiencing symptoms, or the two days prior to your test date.
    • Supervisors notify Occupational and Environmental Safety of the affected buildings and rooms at 864-656-0341.

Contractors and visitors

  • Notify your University point of contact.
    • Contractors and visitors provide your University point of contact details regarding University-owned buildings and rooms you have occupied the two days prior to experiencing symptoms, or the two days prior to your test date.
    • University point of contact notify Occupational and Environmental Safety of the affected buildings and rooms at 864-656-0341.