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Key Research Question: Besides Home Self-Isolation, and Use of Centralized Voluntary Isolation Centers, Are There Any Other Evidence Based Strategies (eg: Wearing Masks Within the Home; Additional Cleaning; Testing, Other) That Have Been Used to Successfully Control Focal COVID-19 Outbreaks in Other Settings?   [open pdf - 636KB]

From the Context: "[1] COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] outbreaks have occurred in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, cruise-ships, places of worship, and foreign-worker dormitories [2] Any setting where physical distancing cannot be optimally maintained is a potential site for an outbreak--the risk for a COVID19 outbreak is further increased if those at the site have COVID19 risk factors such as advanced age or underlying co-morbidities [3] Recently, in Alberta, there have been outbreaks associated with LTC [long-term care] facilities, meat packing plants, and homeless shelters."

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2020
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Alberta Health Services Scientific Advisory Group COVID-19 Recommendations: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page17074.aspx
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