Testing

I have tested positive for COVID-19. Will I need to be retested on campus?

According to the federal CDC, for persons previously diagnosed with symptomatic COVID-19 who remain asymptomatic after recovery, retesting is not recommended within 90 days after the date of symptom onset for the initial COVID-19 infection. For persons who develop new symptoms consistent with COVID-19 during the 90 days after the date of initial symptom onset, […]

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What do I need to know about COVID-19 testing phases four and five?

In the interest of community safety and well-being, University of Maine COVID-19 testing phases four and five will be held in January. UMaine residential students and off-campus students returning for the spring semester with at least one face-to-face class on campus will participate.  Phase four testing is Jan. 19–22, with a snow date of Jan. […]

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I have not been identified as a close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, but I feel I should be tested. Where can I go for a test?

Please note: Costs may be associated with tests at community sites; check with the facility administering your test for any related fee information. Maine CDC lists the Swab & Send Sites and the Rapid Testing Sites statewide on this website. You can contact Northern Light Health on Union Street in Bangor, 1.844.489.1822, or Penobscot Community […]

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What should UMaine or UMM employees do when someone in their workplace whom they have been with on-site tests positive or is a close contact to someone who has tested positive?

If you or people you know in the UMaine or UMM communities have concerns about COVID-19 symptoms, close contact or a positive test, please fill out the self-reporting form. Employees also can contact their Human Resources partners, call the COVID-19 info line — 207.581.2681 or email umaine.alerts@maine.edu. If you are considered a close contact, you […]

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