Wash your hands often for 20 secs & use hand sanitiser in between
- Masks are still required in health care facilities, in a taxi, rideshare vehicle or on public transport and planes and recommended where you cannot social distance.
- Confirmed cases of COVID-19 must:
- Isolate for at least 7 days from the date they were tested, and only leave isolation after day 7 if they have no symptoms or only a mild dry cough, mild fatigue, and/or loss of taste/smell
- Avoid visiting high risk settings, like aged care facilities or hospitals, for 7 days after leaving isolation
- Notify Hutchies on becoming a confirmed case
- When leaving home once completing your isolation, you must at all times for the next 7 days including in all indoors settings and outdoors when you can’t stay physically distanced from others
- You don’t need a negative test result to go back to work or study. There is no need to show a negative test to your employer or educational institution.
- Close contacts are defined as someone who lives with or stays overnight in the same premises as a confirmed case or who has spent 4+ hours in a residential setting with a confirmed case while they were infectious. This does not include workplaces.
- Symptomatic close contacts are required to test and to isolate until symptoms resolve - even if they return a negative RAT result.
Asymptomatic close contacts will not be required to isolate as long as they:
Produce a negative RAT every second day for a week (day 0, 2, 4 and 6)
Wear a mask outside of the home including in offices and on sites
Do not visit any vulnerable or high-risk settings
Notify Hutchies on becoming a close contact
- In the 28 days after completing isolation, you are not required to undertake any testing or close contact requirements but you should stay at home until you feel better
- Report all positive RATs to QLD Health either via the below link or by phone: 134 COVID (134 268)