ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE GUIDANCE
The West Valley-Mission Community College District continues to be in alignment with the COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines issued by the Santa Clara County Health Department. Detailed information can be found on the health department website:
Home Isolation and Quarantine Flow Chart
Home Isolation and Quarantine Guideline
POSITIVE CASES OR SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19
Individuals that have been diagnosed with COVID-19 must isolate and follow the isolation protocol.
Individuals that have developed symptoms of COVID-19 must stay home, get tested, and remain at home until the test results are received. If the test result is positive, isolate and follow the isolation protocol. If negative, stay home until you are fever free and other symptoms are improving.
EXPOSURES TO COVID-19 POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS
Individuals that have been exposed to someone with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 are no longer required to quarantine, regardless of vaccination status. However, individuals that have experienced a close contact are expected to:
- Test for COVID-19 within 3-5 days after the close contact
- Wear a well fitting mask when around others for 10 days from the date of exposure
- Monitor for symptoms, and if symptoms develop, immediate go home/stay home and test, AND
- If test result is positive, isolate and follow the isolation protocol