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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’ve just tested positive, please be sure to start your isolation, and upload your test result on the COVID-19 Test Result Upload Tool if you were tested anywhere besides main campus. Clearance for return to campus is required. This will be completed by Redfern as you approach the end of your isolation timeframe.
  • An individual from Redfern Health Center will contact you to walk you through the next steps and the isolation process for your situation.
  • For on-campus residents: Once Redfern has contacted 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 wear face coverings until you receive further guidance.
  • While you’re awaiting next steps, 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.
  • Redfern has additional details about what to do once you've tested positive or been exposed and exisiting isolation or quarantine.

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.
      • Supervisors change the employee’s status in the RTW tool to ‘In insolation or quarantine’. When the employee has returned to the workplace, select ‘Currently working on site’.

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.