Response Matrix – Confirmed Case

  • Situation

    Evaluated Probability of Transmission In School(s)

    Response Options*

    Assumption Remarks

     

    1 Case

     

    Low or no risk

     

    • None. Isolate individual.

    Confirmed case had little to no contact time in school

     

    Possible/Suspected

    • Quarantine non-vaccinated close contacts

    • Assess need to move class(es) to online education delivery

     

    Confirmed case had some contact time in school while infected

     

    >1 Case in a School in a 1-3 Day Time Frame

     

    Possible/Suspected

    • Quarantine non-vaccinated close contacts

    • Assess need to move class(es) to online education delivery

     

    Increased possibility that transmission occurred within a school building

     

    >1 Case in Multiple Schools in a 1-3 Day Time Frame

    Low or no risk

    • Address each case separately (as defined in the 1 Case model)

    No specific region or discernible pattern to link confirmed cases

     

    Possible/Suspected

    • Quarantine non-vaccinated close contacts

    • Assess need to move class(es) or school(s) to online education delivery

    • Assess need to expand asymptomatic testing at school(s)

    • Notify AHD

    • Cases occur within a geographic region indicating a “hot spot(s)” or a common origination

    • Scale of cases may necessitate an immediate response to transition to high risk

     

     

    *All confirmed cases will result in contact tracing and an investigation

Last Modified on April 16, 2021