02 March 2020 – Quarantine advised for health care professionals

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Intervention Categories: Education and awareness; Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Many health care professionals are advised to be quarantined for at least 14 days, as infection of a health system employee could be fatal. Iceland’s small health system would struggle if COVID-19 were to spread among health workers.
Full details here: https://www.landlaeknir.is/um-embaettid/frettir/frett/item39288/Bidlad-til-heilbrigdisstarfsmanna-og-annarra-starfsmanna-sem-starfa-vid-vidbunad-vegna-COVID-19-um-ad-bida-med-ferdalog-erlendis