3. IF INDIVIDUALS ARE SYMPTOMATIC
Individual is Symptomatic at Home
-Do not come to program at Shore
-Contact Shore and talk to the Nurse, Program Coordinator/Manager
-Isolate at home until you get test results.
Individual is Symptomatic at Shore
-Staff will ensure individual and staff are wearing masks
-Staff will take individual to the Program’ Medical Waiting room.
-Consult with Program Nurse about symptoms and decide whether staff or nurse will stay in the medical waiting room with the individual.
-Family/Residence will be called to pick up individual
-Individual will get tested*
-Isolate at home
If Test is Negative
-Individuals should still remain in quarantine for 14 days.
-Continue to self-monitor for symptoms.
-Return to program after full (14) day quarantine period has ended.
If Test is Positive
-Remain at home (except to get medical care) & monitor symptoms;
-Notify your Shore Program Coordinator.
-Work with Shore, your city’s local Board of Health, and/or the Massachusetts Community Tracing Collaborative when they call.
-Most people who have relatively mild illness will need to stay in self-isolation for at least 10 days and until at least 3 days have passed with no fever and improvement in other symptoms.