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CLOSE CONTACT 'ESSENTIAL WORKER'

Dear Colleague, 

You have been identified as a close contact to Covid-19 and by your management team as an Essential Health Care Worker.

Please find attached all relevant documents.

You are to return to work, assuming you are symptom free.

  • Public Health is advising that whilst outside of work you should isolate yourself.
  • Please Self monitor for symptoms for 14 days after your exposure using the symptom monitoring sheet (attached).
  • Symptoms may be different if you are immunosuppressed.
  • Immediately self isolate, wear a mask, and contact the number on the information attachment if you develop symptoms
  • Consider your process for self isolation in advance. 

Relevant Symptoms - Feverish, cough, shortness of breath, aches and pains, sore throat, viral or respiratory symptoms.

  • Do not take antipyretics e.g. paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin. 
  • Follow correct Respiratory etiquette ( see attachment) 

Please revert to occupationalhealth@beaumont.ie  with a copy of your completed consent form to contact your GP. 

We will add you to our text message monitoring system. You should receive a monitoring text twice daily. Please revert to us if you have not received a text in the next 24 hours. 

Yours Sincerely,

Occupational Health Department