NEW – Provincial Guidelines (02-04-2022)

by Nathan Couvillon

NEW – Provincial Guidelines

  • Guidelines presented by the Ministry of Health
  • Addressing workers in congregate living / high risk populations
  • Isolation and testing protocols
  • Individual public health units have the ability to be more restrictive

 

Positive – Symptomatic / Asymptomatic

    • When individual accommodations are not available, isolation of symptomatic and asymptomatic workers that test positive will be permitted regardless of vaccination status
    • Minimize overcrowding in spaces, washrooms
    • Necessities of life

 

Outbreaks, Suspect / Confirmed Vaccinated Close Contacts

    • You may cohort vaccinated workers together
    • Ensure you allow for adequate physical distancing
    • If a close contact become symptomatic, they should be removed immediately to limit transmission
    • Provide the basic necessities of life

 

Outbreaks, Suspect and Confirmed Unvaccinated / Immunocompromised Close Contacts

    • Should not cohort with others and ideally isolate in a separate room with a dedicated washroom
    • Twice daily health checks through a third-party should be undertaken
    • Provide the basic necessities of life

 

Resolved Confirmed Cases

    • Can return to work and no longer need to self-isolate based on guidelines
    • When cleared by the third-party provide in consultation with PHU

 

5 or 10 days? (Windsor-Essex)

 

Close Contact Exposure

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