What are the three (3) risk categories?

The 3 risk categories are:

1. High Risk - (8 to 9 POINTS) - wherein health workers enter a COVID-19 patient’s room to directly provide care for patients involving aerosol-generating procedures such as intubation, cough induction procedures, bronchoscopes, dental procedures and exams, or invasive specimen collection, as well as those collecting or handling specimens from known or suspected COVID-19 patients.

2. Medium Risk-  (5 to 7 POINTS) - wherein health workers within the health facility are providing direct physical care to the general public who are not known or suspected COVID-19 patients and are working at busy staff work areas within a health facility.

3. Low Risk- (3 to 4 POINTS) - wherein health workers perform administrative duties in non-public areas of health facilities, away from other staff members or away from patients, otherwise known as “clean areas".