A young man has a remote check up with his doctor from home

What to Do if You Tested Positive

Most people heal from COVID-19 at home with supportive care to ease symptoms. If you tested positive for COVID-19, follow the guidance of your health care provider and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • Stay home, except to get emergency care
  • Separate yourself from others at home, and don’t share any household items
  • Monitor your symptoms
  • Wear a cloth face covering
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes and wash your hands often

Additional Steps If You Tested Positive

Know how to stay safe at home and get care virtual or in-person care for COVID-19.

If Symptoms Worsen, See a Doctor From Home

To visit a doctor from home, call your primary care physician (PCP) to ask about their virtual care options. If you don’t have a PCP — or if it’s after hours or the weekend — you can schedule a real-time video visit with a doctor online in the AdventHealth app.

Get ER Care for Emergency COVID-19 Symptoms

If your symptoms worsen quickly, in-person care may be necessary. Go to your nearest ER if you develop these symptoms:

  • Bluish lips or face
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Persistent pain or pressure in your chest
  • Trouble breathing
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What to Do if You Tested Negative

Testing negative for COVID-19 can be reassuring, but you still might not feel well physically. You can take these steps to continue to protect yourself from getting sick with COVID-19:

  • Stay home as much as possible to keep yourself and others safe
  • Stay 6 feet away from others and sick household members
  • Wear a cloth face covering if you must go out
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces in your home
  • Monitor your symptoms closely
Woman on a video call.

Additional Care Options if You Tested Negative

Continue to stay safe at home, monitor your symptoms daily and know when to get virtual or in-person care. If your symptoms don’t improve, call your primary care physician (PCP) to see if they can see you in a virtual visit. If you don’t have a PCP (or if it’s after hours or the weekend) you can set up a video visit with a doctor online.

Schedule an Online Doctor Video Visit
with the AdventHealth App

As we continue to face the challenge of COVID-19, we’re dedicated to keeping you safe. If you're experiencing symptoms of coronavirus or other illness, schedule an online visit through the AdventHealth app to consult face-to-face, in real time, with a real provider. Your medical professional will ask questions to determine if you need a physician’s order for coronavirus testing, and help you with other medical needs. Remember, to help prevent the spread of the virus, avoid the emergency room at your local hospital except in cases of emergency.

  • Schedule appointments
  • Message your care team
  • Access your (and your family's) health records
Screenshot of the AdventHealth App for Video Visits