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BYE BYE HEALTH EMERGENCY

Written by on 16/06/2022

Media release:
❗​ NT Public Health Emergency Declaration Ends ❗
The NT’s Public Health Emergency Declaration has now ended, but some Chief Health Officer Directions will remain in place to ensure the Territory can continue to respond to COVID-19:
Testing
✅​ Territorians with symptoms should still get tested for COVID-19 using a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT).
✅​ If you test positive, you are required to declare your positive result using the online registration form: https://bit.ly/3pdIvP6
Infected persons and close contacts
✅​ If you test positive you still need to isolate for at least seven days.
✅​ Close contacts are still required to test using a Rapid Antigen Test three and six days after exposure.
Masks and high-risk settings
Face masks must still be worn in the following high risk settings:
✅​ Hospitals and health care facilities
✅​ Aged care facilities
✅​ Disability residential facilities
✅​ Correctional facilities
✅​ Family violence, sobering up and homeless shelters
✅​ While on board an aircraft
It’s highly recommended all people aged 12 years and over wear a mask when physical distancing isn’t possible. Children under the age of 12 years don’t need to wear a mask.
From 18 June 2022, face masks will no longer be required at NT airports.
Masks must still be worn while on board an aircraft. 😷

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