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After the Test

For answers to specific questions, call the Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Call Center at 901-222-MASK (6275).

For most persons with COVID-19 illness, isolation and precautions can generally be discontinued 10 days after symptoms develop and the fever has ceased for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing medications, and with improvement of other symptoms.

More details can be found here.

Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 must report this information to the Department by calling 901-222-MASK (which is 901-222-6275) or by faxing the information to 901-222-8249. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 must notify those who are known to have been in contact with them and otherwise comply with the Department on case investigations.

If you tested positive for COVID-19, click here for more information

Guidance for Returning to Normal Activities After Isolation

Recommendations on duration of isolation and precautions for those who tested positive for COVID-19. Please note, only the Shelby County Health Department can release you from isolation if you tested positive with COVID-19.

3 Key Steps to Take While Waiting for Your COVID-19 Test Result

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, take these 3 key steps now while waiting for your test results.

Assistance Programs

The Shelby County Health Department has provided a list of assistance programs including help with bills, housing and more.with bills, housing and more.

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