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What to do if you have been at an exposure site:




Queensland Health is expected to be in contact with close contacts.

Close contacts


If you have been to a close contact location in Queensland at the relevant times, you are considered a close contact and must do the following:

>immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine

>get tested at your earliest opportunity

>complete the online close contact form on the Queensland Health website

If you are unable to complete the contact tracing form please call 134 COVID (134 268)

continue to quarantine even after receiving a negative result. After you complete the contact tracing form you will be contacted by Queensland Health

>continue to monitor for symptoms while you are quarantined. If you become symptomatic get tested and continue to quarantine. If you test positive, you will be contacted by Queensland Health.


As a close contact:

>you are required to quarantine for 14 days from the time you were at the venue.

Anyone who resides at your home or accommodation is considered a secondary contact and must do the following:

>immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and >quarantine as per the Management of Secondary Contacts Direction

>continue to monitor for symptoms while you are quarantined. You only need to get tested if:

>you become symptomatic, then isolate until you receive a negative result

>any of the people in the household test positive for COVID-19.

>quarantine until 14 days have passed since the close contact you live with in the same household had contact with the positive COVID-19 case or until you receive further instructions from Queensland Health or an emergency officer.


Casual contacts


> immediately travel by private transport directly to your home or accommodation and quarantine

> get tested at your earliest opportunity

> continue to quarantine until you receive a negative result

> continue to monitor for symptoms, if you become symptomatic get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result.


Low risk contacts


> get tested at your earliest convenience but you do not need to quarantine until you receive a negative test result

> continue to monitor for symptoms, if you become symptomatic get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result.


Please ring Magnetic Island Health Service Centre 4778 5107


If you are no longer in Queensland please check with the relevant state health department for health advice and requirements.


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