Testing

Only go if you know.

Be safe. Be sure. Get tested. Find a COVID-19 testing location near you.

Testing

Only go if you know.

Be safe. Be sure. Get tested. Find a COVID-19 testing location near you.

If you have symptoms or are exposed to someone with COVID-19, getting tested is key in fighting COVID-19. Testing is essential in helping slow the spread of the virus by identifying those who have the virus and enabling treatment or quarantining.

Testing empowers Alaskans to have the information regarding their health and to make informed decisions.

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION UPDATE

The following people should get tested for COVID-19:

  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19.
  • People who have come into close contact with someone with COVID-19 should be tested to check for infection:
    • Fully vaccinated people should be tested 5–7 days after their last exposure.
    • People who are not fully vaccinated should get tested immediately when they find out they are a close contact. If their test result is negative, they should get tested again 5–7 days after their last exposure or immediately if symptoms develop.
  • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who are prioritized for expanded community screening for COVID-19.
  • People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who have been asked or referred to get testing by their school, workplace, healthcare provider, statetriballocalexternal icon or territorial health department.

Symptoms of COVID-19:

ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT UPDATE

Visit here for information regarding Anchorage School District guidelines on returning to school/work for vaccinated and un-vaccinated individuals: Here

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