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Please note: This information is only applicable for events held by the North Dakota Department of Health or local public health units. If you had a sample taken at a private health care facility, please reach out to your health care provider. 

If Your Test is Positive 

Individuals with a positive test result will be notified by phone within 24-72 from when the lab gets the sample, but may vary depending on a variety of factors (e.g. the time required to get the sample to the lab, number of samples that need to be tested, etc). Once you receive this call, please stay at home. Others that live with you in the same household should also stay at home. Soon after, you will receive another call from a COVID-19 caseworker that will provide you with instructions for you and your family and will ask questions to help identify other individuals that you may have been in close contact with. You can expect this call with your caseworker to take up to one hour. 

If Your Test is Negative

Individuals with a negative test result will be notified within 72 hours , but may vary depending on a variety of factors (e.g. the time required to get the sample to the lab, number of samples that need to be tested, etc). The notification will occur through an automated notification as requested through the preregistration process OR a phone call from Noridian Healthcare Solutions or North Dakota State University or University of North Dakota personnel. If you were expecting an email notification and didn't get one, please check your spam mailbox. 

If You Didn’t Receive a Result Or Would Like Documentation or Confirmation of your Test Result

If it’s been more than 72 hours since you attended a testing event or if you would like documentation or confirmation of your negative test result, click the link to fill out a survey. The email notification you receive serves as the official confirmation of your test result. You are free to provide this to employers, use it for travel, etc.  

If your test was positive and you need documentation or confirmation, ask your case worker. If you don't have your case worker's contact information, reach out to the public health hotline at 1-866-207-2880, option 2.