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My child goes to a school where a teacher is a confirmed COVID-19 case. Should my child be tested?

If your child does not have symptoms and did not have a prolonged (10 minutes or more) exposure, then your child does not need testing. If your child had the confirmed COVID-19 case as a teacher and had close contact with the teacher, then your child should monitor themselves for symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath). If symptoms develop, they should stay home. If symptoms worsen, contact their health care provider to see about testing.

Updated/Reviewed: 3/24/20
Source: https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/COVID-19-PUBLIC%20FAQs_03202020.pdf