Seton Hall University

COVID-19 Quarantine Calculator

You have tested positive and have symptoms: Isolation Calculator
If you are symptomatic and have tested positive for COVID-19 then you must isolate for 5 full days from the date your symptoms began. To stop or discontinue isolation, at least 5 full days must have passed since your symptoms began and at least 24 hours have passed since your fever went away without the use of fever-reducing medications (such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen) and other symptoms have improved. You must continue to wear a well-fitting mask around others for an additional 5 days after leaving isolation.

Enter the first day your symptoms began.

You have tested positive but have no symptoms: Isolation Calculator
If you are not symptomatic and have tested positive for COVID-19 then you must isolate for 5 full days from the day you had your test done. You must continue to wear a well-fitting mask around others for an additional 5 days after leaving isolation.

Enter your test date below.

You have been identified as a close contact and are NOT Boosted: Quarantine Calculator
If you have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not having any symptoms, you will quarantine for 5 full days after the date you came in contact with the positive person. You must continue to wear a well-fitting mask around others for an additional 5 days after leaving quarantine. You should also test for COVID-19 5-7 days after your exposure, or sooner if symptoms develop. You may be tested at Health Services at no cost. Call 973-761-9175 for an appointment.

Enter the date of last contact with the person who tested positive below.

You have been identified as a close contact and ARE Boosted:

If you have any COVID-19 related symptoms, get tested immediately and isolate until you receive test results.

If you have no COVID-19 related symptoms, you do not need to quarantine. However, for your safety and that of those around you, you do need to take the following precautions:

  • Wear a well-fitted mask around others for the next 10 days.
  • Be tested for the virus 5-7 days after your exposure or at any point upon development of symptoms. You may be tested at Health Services at no cost; call 973-761-9175 for an appointment.
  • If you begin to develop symptoms of COVID-19, call Health Services or your medical provider immediately.
  • Practice good hygiene - wash your hands with soap and water frequently, always cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze.
You previously tested positive for COVID-19 and want to know when you are susceptible to reinfection: 90-Day Calculator
Reinfection among individuals who test positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 appears to be uncommon during the initial 90 days after symptom onset of your COVID-19 diagnosis.

Enter the first day your symptoms began OR your test date if you did not have symptoms but tested positive.