COVID-19 - How to protect yourself and others

4. In case of contact with a positive-tested person

What to do if you have been in contact with a positive-tested person?

If you are a vulnerable person:

  • It is recommended that you get tested if you have symptoms;
  • Keep up good hygiene habits:  wash your hands, ventilate enclosed spaces.

If you live with a vulnerable person:

  • It is recommended to get tested in case of symptoms;
  • Keep up good hygiene habits:   hand washing, ventilation and wearing a mask in your place of residence and outside.

If you wish to visit a vulnerable person:

  • Postpone your visit for at least 5 days after the last contact with the positive-tested person.

For all other situations:

  • You can get tested for free if you wish;
  • Keep up good hygiene habits: hand washing, ventilation, limiting contact, wearing a mask, coughing or sneezing into the crook of your elbow.

More information:

When should one get tested?
What type of test and for which situation?


Last updated
21 June 2022

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