Access To CDC Facilities Not Approved – Further Instructions
The Screening You Completed Indicates that You May be at Increased Risk for COVID-19
If you are not feeling well, we hope that you feel better soon!
Here are instructions for what to do next
If you are not already at home, please avoid contact with others and go straight home immediately.
Seek medical care as needed. Seek COVID-19 testing as recommended. Call CDC’s Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) at 404-639-3385 to schedule testing at CDC in the Atlanta area.
Contact your supervisor or your contracting company to discuss options for telework and/or leave.
Before going to a healthcare facility, please call and let them know that you may have an increased risk for COVID-19.
In case of a life-threatening medical emergency, dial 911 immediately!
If you have had symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or have tested positive for COVID-19, DO NOT physically return to work until you have completed your quarantine or isolation per CDC guidance. Read more about when it is safe to be around others.
If you have a chronic medical condition that causes COVID-19-like symptoms and you need to access a CDC facility within the next few days, please first get medical documentation from your primary care provider and then call OHC at 404-639-3385 to determine whether you can safely be granted access to a CDC facility.
If you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 and you are not fully vaccinated, you should stay home and self-quarantine for 14 days before returning to work. Read more about when you should be in isolation or quarantine. If you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 and you are fully vaccinated, you should stay home and get tested 3-5 days after your exposure, even if you don’t have symptoms. Read more about what to do if you’ve had a close contact and are fully vaccinated. If you have an urgent need to end your quarantine early to access a CDC facility, please contact your CIO management officer and ask them to email a request to OHC.
If you are currently isolating or quarantining because of concerns about COVID-19, please do not return to the workplace until you have completed your quarantine or isolation per CDC guidance. If you have an urgent need to end your quarantine early, please contact your CIO management officer and ask them to email a request to OHC.
If you are waiting on the results of a COVID-19 test, please do not return to the workplace until you have received a negative test result and have completed any necessary quarantine or isolation per CDC guidance. If you have an urgent need to access a CDC facility while waiting for a test result, please contact your CIO management officer and ask them to email a request to OHC.
If you have additional questions about when you can safely return to work, please call OHC at 404-639-3385. For information about COVID-19 and basic instructions to prevent the spread of disease, visit CDC’s COVID-19 website.
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