COVID-19: Interim Recommendations for Public Health Management of Cases and Contacts in the Community
This brief presents recommended measures to take in the presence of a person under investigation, a confirmed case of COVID-19 infection, a suspected case or a community contact.
It is based on current knowledge of COVID-19 and expert recommendations from recognized national and international authorities. Some recommendations results from a consensus of members of the expanded case and contact management committee, whose members work at the INSPQ, the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS), and some Directions régionales de santé publique.
The recommended measures are adjusted as the epidemiological situation and new knowledge about the transmissibility of the virus evolve.
Quick identification of individuals and their contacts who may be infected with SRAS -CoV-2 and taking adequate actions are the priority to prevent further transmission of the microorganism.