COVID-19 - contact tracing: health protection team guidance

Publication Date: 19 October 2020

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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. ​​​​​

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Public Health Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance