HPS guidance on COVID-19 in supported housing

Health Protection Scotland has issued guidance about dealing with outbreaks of Covid 19 in care homes or supported housing.  An outbreak is a situation where 2 or more people have shown symptoms of or have been diagnosed with Covid 19 within a 14 day period.  COVID-19 Incident or outbreak control tool for social or community care or residential settings sets out the information that needs to be reported to Health Protection Teams and daily checklists to help staff teams deal with such situations.

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