Next Steps
After Testing Positive

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.

For answers to specific questions, call the Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Call Center at 901-222-MASK (6275). The Shelby County Health Department is available to take calls 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Sunday.

Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick

Find out what next steps you should take to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

One-Page Fact Sheet: What to Do If You Are Sick

If you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019, or suspected of being infected with it, follow the steps in this fact sheet to help prevent spreading it to people in your home and community.

How to Clean your House

The CDC’s recommendations on cleaning and disinfection households.

Approved Cleaning Products

A comprehensive list of approved cleaning products for use during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Guidance for Returning to Normal Activities After Isolation

Recommendation on duration of isolation and precautions for those who tested positive for COVID-19.

Assistance Programs

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

I Had COVID-19, But No Symptoms. When Can I Be with Others?

If you have or think you might have COVID-19, it is important to stay home and away from others. When you can be around others depends on different factors for different situations. ​

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