Return to School after Illness

Updated Feb. 3, 2021

F-M follows New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) guidelines for allowing a student to return to school after exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.

    It is recommended that you contact your primary care physician for further instruction and evaluation.

    COVID-19 Testing Locations

    Individuals with and without symptoms can be tested for COVID-19. Please visit the Onondaga County COVID-19 Testing website for more information, including testing locations throughout Onondaga County.

    To schedule a COVID-19 test at one of Upstate’s testing locations, please visit the MyChart Upstate website. You do not need an account to make an appointment. You can also register for a COVID-19 test by phone 315-464-2778 or email Please include include your legal name, date of birth and phone number. You will receive a call back to schedule and register for your test.

    More Testing Locations

    • Primary Care Offices: Contact your primary care provider for questions about testing.

    The average turnaround time is 24-36 hours and results will be available through an online portal. Anyone under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by an adult who is able to provide parental consent.