You, a patient or an employee is COVID-19 positive. What do you do now? Jul 13, 2020 Follow these important links if you, your staff or a patient has tested positive for COVID-19. You, a patient or an employee test positive for COVID-19? This page includes many important links to your answers. CDC Guidance for Dental Settings during COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/dental-settings.html#Monitor If the dental professional suspects they have COVID-19: Do not come to work. If the professional falls ill at work, have them keep their cloth face covering or face mask on and leave the workplace. Notify their primary healthcare provider to determine whether medical evaluation is necessary. Professional with suspected COVID-19 should be prioritized for diagnostic testing. Information about when the professional with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 may return to work is available in the Interim Guidance on Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19. Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 (Interim Guidance) If a patient is or suspects they are positive for COVID-19: Steps to Take if a Patient Reports COVID-19 Exposure after Treatment: https://success.ada.org/~/media/CPS/Files/COVID/Patient_Reports_COVID-19_Post_Treatment.pdf?utm_source=cpsorg&utm_medium=covid-resources-lp-practicemanagement&utm_content=cv-whenapatienttestspositiveforcv&utm_campaign=covid-19 ADA Resource: What to Do if Someone on Your Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19: https://success.ada.org/~/media/CPS/Files/COVID/A_Positive_COVID-19_Test_Result_On_Your_Staff.pdf?utm_source=adaorg&utm_medium=covid-resources-lp&utm_content=cv-pm-positive-test-result-on-staff&utm_campaign=covid-19 ADA Resource: Testing Dental Employees for Antibodies and Antigens: https://success.ada.org/~/media/CPS/Files/COVID/Testing_Dental_Employees_For_Antibodies_And_Antigens.pdf?utm_source=cpsorg&utm_medium=covid-resources-lp-practicemanagement&utm_content=cv-testing-antibodies-antigens&utm_campaign=covid-19 This page will be updated with additional/new links on an ongoing basis.