Quarantine or Isolate

Understanding the difference between quarantine and isolation

Get the Twistle app. If you have to isolate or quarantine, IU Health will use the app to text official confirmation when you are cleared to return to your residence hall.

If you are identified as a close contact:

If a co-worker, friend, roommate, teammate, or other close acquaintance receives a positive test and you are identified are having been in close contact with that person you must quarantine.

Quarantine

Stay home and avoid all contact with others for 14 days from your last exposure.

Answer the call

Cooperate with IU contact tracers to help stop the spread of the virus.

Monitor your health

Participate in daily COVID-19 symptom checks via IU Health Twistle text messages.

No symptoms?

Stay in quarantine for 14 days from your last exposure.

Symptoms?

Get a virtual screening for COVID-19 through the IU Health Virtual Visits app or website. They will refer you to testing, if needed.

Tested negative for COVID-19?

Remain in quarantine for the full 14 days. You cannot test out of quarantine.

Tested positive for COVID-19?

Enter isolation protocol.

 

Note: You will receive a text message from IU Health confirming that you can end your quarantine. You must participate in Twistle to receive this message and get official clearance.

Note: You will receive a text message from IU Health confirming that you can end your isolation. You must participate in Twistle to receive this message and get official clearance.