COVID-19 screening instructions

What is the process for screening people for COVID-19 before coming to work? All staff and visitors entering residential shared living facilities, such as residential aged care, people living in shared homes, shelters, should be screened to minimise the risk of transmission of infection to residents.

This COVID-19 screening flowchart can be used to conduct coronavirus screening and monitoring at the entrance to your facility. It includes:

  • Instructions for screening nurses
  • Questions to ask staff and visitors
  • Guidelines to help explain the importance of screening to visitors
  • What to do if staff entry is not allowed
  • What to say if a face-to-face visit is not possible

Download the COVID-19 flowchart for screening nurses