CDNA National Guidelines for COVID-19 outbreaks in correctional and detention facilities

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Publication date: 
12 August 2020
Last updated: 
7 October 2021
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
Health sector

These Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) guidelines aim to help correctional and detention facilities deal with outbreaks of coronavirus (COVID-19).

They capture the knowledge of experienced professionals, build on past research efforts, and provide advice on best practice based on the best available evidence at the time of completion.

They cover:

  • understanding COVID-19
  • preparedness and prevention
  • identifying COVID-19
  • COVID-19 case and outbreak management