COVID-19 - contact tracing: health protection team guidance

Publication Date: 31 December 2020

This is a joint publication between Public Health Scotland and ARHAI Scotland, part of NHS National Services Scotland.

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This guidance provides recommendations for the public health follow-up and management of contacts of confirmed human cases of COVID-19. 

This document is for use by all staff involved in tracing and managing contacts of cases. This will be led by NHS board health protection teams (HPT) supported by additional local contact tracing staff in the first phase of the reintroduction of contact tracing, and by a national contact tracing service working in partnership with local HPTs in the later phases. ​​​​​

Resource information

Public Health Scotland,ARHAI Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance


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