What to do if you have a high risk of getting COVID-19

You have a high risk of getting COVID-19 if you live with someone who has COVID-19You have a high risk of getting COVID-19 if you:
  • live with someone who has COVID-19
  • you spent a long time with someone who has COVID-19.
If you have a high risk of getting COVID-19 you must get a test for COVID-19If you have a high risk of getting COVID-19 you must follow the requirements outlined on the Information for people exposed to COVID-19 page and not visit a high-risk setting.
A high-risk setting is a place like a hospital
A high-risk setting is a place like:
  • a hospital
  • a residential aged care facility
  • a prison
  • homes where people live if they need extra help.
You can stay at a high-risk setting if this is where you live.
If you are sick and need urgent medical help you can go to a hospital.
If you need support, you can also ask for help from:
  • an aged care facility
  • a disability care service.
A declaration form is how you tell ACT Health that you have a high chance of getting COVID-19.A declaration form is how you tell ACT Health that you have a high chance of getting COVID-19.
ACT Health will help you stay safe and not pass COVID-19 to someone else.
You can fill in the Declaration Form on the website.

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Last Updated: April 26 2022