Household members

Find out what you need to do if you live with someone who is waiting for a test result, self-isolating or a Close Contact.

If you live with someone who has COVID-19

You are a Household Contact if you live with someone who is has tested positive for COVID-19.

Household Contacts

If you live with someone who is waiting for a COVID-19 test result

You do not need to self-isolate if you are living with someone who is waiting for a COVID-19 test result.

Take common-sense precautions to limit contact with the person until they receive their test result. Monitor yourself for symptoms and get a test if you develop any.

If the person receives a positive COVID-19 test result, follow the guidance for Household Contacts.

If you live with a Close Contact

You do not need to self-isolate if you live with a Close Contact. 

Monitor yourself for symptoms, and if they develop, get a test.

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