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Omicron Variant

Woodside now has a case of the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus. Please follow all our Covid guidance even more carefully. Those who become close contacts need to isolate and take a PCR test regardless of vaccine status as per government advice below.


Close contact of confirmed Omicron Variant Case:


All individuals who have been identified as a close contact of a suspected or confirmed case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, irrespective of vaccination status and age, will be contacted directly and required to self-isolate immediately and asked to book a PCR test. They will be informed by the local health protection team or NHS Test and Trace if they fall into this category and provided details about self-isolation.