Isolation and infection control guidelines for snow fields in the event of a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case.
Refer to NSW Health self isolation guidelines for people confirmed to have COVID‑19 infection.
There should be a standard process for all ski gear cleaning and disinfection. After appropriate cleaning and disinfection there is no need to quarantine the item.
If a positive case is identified enhanced cleaning should be implemented. The items that have been in contact with others should be sanitised with a disinfectant wipe before storage and use.
A cleaning and disinfection process including laundry (where applicable) for the following items should be implemented:
Arrangements may need to be made to collect the items from the cases accommodation. This should be discussed with the local public health unit. Items will need to be clearly identified as possibly contaminated and should be handled sparingly until cleaned. The hire company should be provided with the necessary PPE required to clean items.
Where feasible to do so, PHU should conduct active daily monitoring of close contacts for symptoms for 14 days after the last possible contact with a confirmed or probable COVID-19 case
Refer to NSW Health self isolation guidelines for people suspected to have COVID‑19 infection.