COVID-19 Variant of Concern: Case, Contact and Outbreak Management Interim Guidance

Public Health
Labs, Testing & Screening

Summary

  • Additional guidance on the case, contact and outbreak management for all public health units for cases, based on the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 variants of concern (VOC).

Actions

  • Perform enhanced contact management on all cases in the province, including enhanced identification of contacts, enhanced asymptomatic testing recommendations, management of probable cases, isolation and quarantine of contacts of symptomatic individuals.
  • Additional guidance provided on enhanced case management for VOC screen positive cases, and outbreak management for all high priority risk settings.

DISCLAIMER: This document has been reviewed by Ontario Health West staff. While staff has provided its summary and interpretation of key action items, every health service provider remains responsible for ensuring their own understanding of the document and actions items, next steps and/or accountabilities outlined in the document.

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