A direction is in place regarding the need for people directly affected by COVID-19 to self-isolate.

Current Direction details

This direction means that if any person is diagnosed with COVID-19 or has come in close contact with someone who currently has COVID-19 then that person must follow the direction to isolate and segregate themselves from other people.

During this process the person may be contacted by a member of the Communicable Diseases Control Branch of the Department of Health and Wellbeing. They will be given information and instructions to help them through this process.

For their safety and the safety of their family, friends and the community it is critical that they follow the advice and directions provided by health professionals.

This Direction is the latest to be issued and will remain current until it is updated or removed.

Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Isolation Following Diagnosis or Close Contact) Direction 2020 (PDF, 628.1 KB) - 8 September 2020

Page last updated: 22 July 2021