Coronavirus (COVID-19) information about home isolation when unwell (suspected or confirmed cases)

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Publication date: 
7 February 2020
Last updated: 
17 February 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet includes:

  • who should be isolated at home?
  • do you need to wear a mask inside your home?
  • what about other people in your home?
  • do carers or household members need to be isolated as well?
  • where to find the contact details of the local public health unit
  • personal hygiene
  • going outside
  • cleaning
  • keeping spirits up while in isolation
  • reducing boredom during isolation
  • where to get more information
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