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Interim Guidance on Return to Work for Health Care Workers with Symptoms of

29 April 2020

Summary

Interim Guidance on Return to Work for Health Care Workers with Symptoms of COVID-19 Page 2 of 7 April 28, 2020 Criteria for Return to Work: If HCW tested POSITIVE for COVID-19, and they were NOT hospitalized or immunocompromised, the following conditions should be met prior to return to work: o Resolution of symp. [...] If HCW tested POSITIVE for COVID-19, and they were HOSPITALIZED or have a COMPROMISED IMMUNE SYSTEM (e.g., transplant, hematology-oncology), the following conditions should be met prior to return to work: o Resolution of symptoms (including resolution of fever without use of fever-reducing medication) other than residual cough; AND o Minimum of 10 days have passed since the onset of the first symp. [...] Interim Guidance on Return to Work for Health Care Workers with Symptoms of COVID-19 Page 3 of 7 April 28, 2020 If HCW tested NEGATIVE for COVID-19, the following conditions should be met prior to return to work: o Resolution of symptoms (including resolution of fever without use of fever-reducing medication) other than residual cough. [...] If HCW was NOT tested for COVID-19, the following conditions should be fulfilled prior to return to work: o Resolution of symptoms (including resolution of fever without use of fever-reducing medication) other than residual cough; AND o Minimum of 10 days have passed since the onset of the first symptom. [...] For HCW travellers that were not tested for COVID-19, they must continue to self-isolate until their symptoms resolve AND a minimum of 10 days have passed since the onset of symptoms AND a minimum of 14 days have passed since they arrived back in Canada, whichever is longer.

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Massage Therapists Association of British Columbia