01 April 2020 – Quarantined individuals allowed to receive COVID-19 testing or critical care

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: Alberta
Lead People/Agency: Chief Medical Officer of Health

Overview: This intervention allows persons who are quarantined or isolated to received COVID-19 testing. The intervention requires that the individual make a pre-arranged appointment for testing and that they only leave their place of quarantine or isolation on the date of the appointment. Private transportation should be used if possible, but if a person needs to use shared transportation, they should maintain social distancing and wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth.
Full details here: https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/d703fd54-ee23-4b53-bd4b-480cdbfdd851/resource/e853cc79-b3cd-4d31-86cf-c2dfb634904a/download/health-cmoh-exemption-isolated-persons-needing-testingcovid-19-2020-04-01.pdf

Type of Justification: No justification given