This guidance aims to support those working in health protection teams (HPTs) across Scotland. It provides an overview of the public health measures required to prevent and manage COVID-19, and general recommendations for the management of cases, contacts, clusters and outbreaks in various settings.

The 'COVID-19 guidance for healthcare settings' has also been updated and is now incorporated into this HPT guidance. 

This guidance is based on what is currently known about COVID-19. Public Health Scotland (PHS) will update this guidance as needed, and as additional information becomes available.

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Last updated: 02 May 2022
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