Whether you test positive or negative for COVID-19, you should take preventive measures to protect yourself and others.
A viral test checks samples to find out if you are currently infected with COVID-19. The time it takes to process these tests can vary. You can visit your state or local health department’s website to look for the latest local information on testing.
• If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and want to get tested, call your healthcare provider first.
• If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and are not tested, it is important to stay home. Find out what to do if you are sick
Learn what actions to take when you receive either a negative or a positive COVID-19 test result.