A Decision Tree for UT System Administration employees

Exposure Criteria

Contact within 6 feet for 10 minutes or more with a person with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.

 

Examples include:

  • Working together in a close proximity with someone with COVID-19 symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19.
     
  • Being in a meeting with someone with COVID-19 symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19 with no social distancing.
     
  • Traveling in the same vehicle with someone with COVID-19 symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19.
     
  • Living with someone with COVID-19 symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19.

 

Have you been exposed to someone who has COVID-19 symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19?

If Yes, proceed to next question.
If No, then no medical attention or quarantine is needed. Monitor yourself for symptoms and continue to wear a mask, socially distance, and wash your hands. Check your temperature daily and continue to use the self-check survey before reporting in-person to the workplace.

 

Are you experiencing COVID-19 symptoms?

If Yes, proceed to next question.
If No, then self-isolate/quarantine for 14 days before returning to work and get tested. Continue to wear a mask, socially distance and wash your hands.

 

Have you been tested for COVID-19?

If Yes, proceed to next question.
If No, then self-isolate/quarantine and get tested.

If COVID-19 test is positive, you may return to work 10 days from onset of symptoms only if you are fever-free (without use of fever-reducing medication) and have improvement of symptoms for at least 24 hours.

 

Did you test positive for COVID-19?

If Yes, Contact your supervisor and fill out the Self-Isolation form at covid19notice.questionpro.com.

If COVID-19 test is positive, you may return to work 10 days from onset of symptoms ONLY if you are fever-free (without use of fever-reducing medication) and have improvement of symptoms for at least 24 hours.

If No, then self-isolate/quarantine for 14 days after your last contact with the person with COVID-19 before returning to work.

You may return to work 10 days from onset of symptoms ONLY if you are fever-free (without use of fever-reducing medication) and have improvement of symptoms for at least 24 hours.

 


Sources

Tennessee Department of Health Resources for Colleges and Universities. (Aug. 6, 2020)

Tennessee Department of Health: What to Do If Your Test Results are Negative. (April 2020)