Local COVID-19 Early Outbreak Management

Public Health England

Public Health England's action cards provide instructions to anyone responsible for a business or organisation on what to do in the event of one or more confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in your organisation.

These quick-reference guides provide key steps to help you quickly identify, report and respond to any potential COVID-19 outbreak within your local community. A COVID-19 outbreak is more than one confirmed case of COVID-19. Depending on the type of organisation, this may also include ‘possible’ cases of COVID-19.

The action cards have been developed to cover a range of businesses and organisations to provide specific advice on the issues each type of organisation may face now lockdown restrictions have been eased.

They complement existing outbreak control guidance, and signpost to other useful information to help business owners and managers fully understand their responsibilities in the event of an outbreak of COVID-19.

Hertfordshire guidance

If you run a business in North Herts, please read the important message below from Jim McManus , director of Public Health for Hertfordshire, about protecting your workforce, customers and visitors from coronavirus.

You can also download a flowchart about dealing with suspected and confirmed cases of coronavirus in the workplace, and a poster you can use to help explain to people why they may be asked to provide contact details.