Residential Care Facilities
Close contacts should always adhere to public health advice. Advice for close contacts of COVID-19 may vary depending on a number of factors including: previous infection, vaccination status and whether you have been in contact with a confirmed case who has travelled from abroad. For further information please see 'Guidance on the impact of vaccination on contact tracing' and 'FAQs on immunity and infection'. Guidance will be updated to reflect updated advice in due course.
Frequently Asked Questions on immunity and infection are available here
All HPSC guidance should be read and interpreted in conjunction with the Government's Framework of Restrictions
Self-isolation for people in Residential Care Facilities who have been discharged from hospital
Self-isolation for people in Residential Care Facilities who have been discharged from hospital (4/11/2020)
Sampling for COVID-19 video resources