13 April 2020
Notice to Community Members of Alert Bay
When a swab is positive for COVID-19:
- A public health nurse will call the patient.
- An extensive interview and history to determine people who have been contacts will be conducted, based on the start of symptoms, risks and nature of contact.
- Those contacts that require testing will be contacted and an appointment will be set up to have a swab done. Instructions will be provided in that phone call as to where to proceed for testing.
- Contacts of the positive case will be required to self isolate until the swab is known to be negative.