The health and safety of all our members is very important and as public restrictions begin to loosen, we understand the challenges of navigating in these new covid times.
One of the main focus points being what happens when you test positive for covid or what do you do if you come in direct contact with a positive case.
There are so many considerations and we thought it would be helpful to provide some guidance and resources to make things a little more clear.
Things to know...
A close contact is defined as anyone who has prolonged close contact (within 6 feet for a cumulative total of 15 minutes over 24 hours) to someone with SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Factors to be considered when evaluating Exposure include:
- Full Vaccination
- PPE used correctly
- the positive case was wearing a well fitted source to
The CDC has provided guidance with a flowchart for Healthcare workers with exposure to Covid
Ontario Public Health has put together this flowchart You've tested Positive for Covid, Now what?
Refer to this information here for Advice on Covid Isolation