A COVID-19 ‘contain and test’ strategy for remote Aboriginal communities


A proposal for a 'contain and test' strategy for implementation on the discovery a COVID-19 case in a remote Aboriginal community, with attention to community decision making and control, and cultural safety. It outlines how households would be confined and tested, relocation of vulnerable people, restrictions on all movement between communities, plus delivery of food and support to households. The document also notes a number of key challenges.


Central Australian Aboriginal Congress and the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory

Authorised by: 
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
2020.05.22 - Congress-AMSANT Contain and Test Position Paper version 2.0 -18 May 2020.pdf
PDF document 11 pages
Date first filed: 
Friday, 3 July, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Monday, 18 May, 2020