Language of Exposure

What does it all mean – what am I expected to do?

Last updated 14 October 2021

I have been to a Tier 1 exposure site during the time period listed.
  • You need to get tested as soon as possible and quarantine for 14 days.
  • Please call the Department of Health on 1800 675 398 if you haven’t received a text, or had a call from the Public Health Unit.

I have been told I am a Primary Close contact of a Positive Case.
  • You need to get tested as soon as possible and quarantine for 14 days.
  • Please call the Department of Health on 1800 675 398 if you haven’t received a text or had a call from the Public Health Unit.

A person in my household has tested positive to COVID-19
  • You need to get tested as soon as possible and quarantine for 14 days regardless of the result.
  • Please get tested again if you develop the slightest symptoms.

A person in my household has been to a Tier 1 exposure site during the time period listed
  • You do not need to quarantine or get tested unless you develop symptoms.

A person in my household is a Primary Close Contact
  • You do not need to quarantine or get tested unless you develop symptoms.

I spent time with a friend or colleague who has been identified as Primary Close Contact
  • You don’t need to get tested or quarantine.

I spent time with a friend or colleague who has attended a Tier 1 exposure site.
  • You don’t need to get tested or quarantine.