Information about a positive result for COVID-19

If you have received a positive result for COVID-19, here is some information about what to do.

For the community

If you receive a positive test result, you will receive a call from Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB) in SA Health to help contact trace your close contacts.

You will also receive a call from the GP Risk Assessment Team to assess what support you will need during your isolation.

If you would like more information about what to do when you receive a positive result, please read the following:

For health professionals

If your patient receives a positive test result, the GP Risk Assessment Teamwill notify you about taking over care of one of your patients.

They will also then call your patient to assess what support they will need during isolation. After this assessment, the GP Risk Assessment Team will be in contact with you to hand over the care of your patient or develop a care plan for their ongoing care throughout their isolation.

If you would like more information about what to do when your patient receives a positive result, see: