COVID-19: Reporting and case notification process

COVID-19: reporting and case notification process
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  • On-reserve case confirmation
    • On-reserve case is confirmed by a provincial or territorial lab test
  • Provincial or territorial case notification
    • The provincial or territorial body notifies the ISC regional medical officer of confirmed cases. This may include confidential information such as name and age
  • ISC regional medical officer case notification
    • The ISC regional medical officer removes confidential data from the case notifications and shares the information with the ISC national office
    • This information is used to prepare daily epidemiological updates including web updates of confirmed cases
    • Data sharing processes may differ from region to region
  • ISC contact tracing
    • The regional medical officer works with the ISC Communicable Disease Team, and provincial or territorial bodies in some cases, to begin contact tracing
  • Community notification
    • The ISC regional medical officer shares the information with community leadership for them to take appropriate public health measures

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