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Changes to Medical Isolation Requirements for COVID-19

March 15, 2022
Summary

Public Health recommends the following changes to reduce medical isolation, effective March 16, 2022. 

 

Content

 

Reducing medical isolation will achieve a better balance between protecting community members from COVID-19, and minimizing disruptions and distress caused by longer periods of isolation.

 

 

 

EXCEPTIONS TO REDUCED MEDICAL ISOLATION

 

  • These new recommendations don’t apply to institutional living situations, such as Elders’ Homes and Youth Health Centres.
  • COVID-19 infections in these settings will continue to be managed on a case-by-case basis with support from Public Health, Youth Protection, and other stakeholders involved in the situation.

 

 

 

 

COVID-19 Resources

Rapid tests are used in Eeyou Istchee to increase testing capacity to respond to the continued spread and community transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Rapid tests are an important tool in the new Deconfinement Plan in effect in Eeyou Istchee.  

Eeyou Istchee COVID-19 Information

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