COVID19 Recommendations to Government

2020-07-26T20:55:11+10:00 July 26th, 2020|

Report release date: 24th July 2020

Key recommendations from this week’s Burnet Institute Know C-19 analysis include:

  1. Decentralize the model of care for the public health response
  2. Targeted testing and establish surveillance
  3. In a residential aged care facility (RACF), when a resident tests positive, in addition to a clinical assessment, assess the capacity of the facility to effectively isolate the patient. If this is not feasible, the patient — even if mild disease or asymptomatic — should be transferred to a medically supervised setting, such as a hospital.
  4. Engage adolescents

Read the detailed findings here.