This document aims to guide Environmental Health Services (EHS) on key roles related to the management of the outbreak. This guide should be read in conjunction with the guideline for case finding, diagnosis, management and public health response in South Africa and the standard operating procedures on Novel Corona Virus-19 (COVID-19).

*Please note*
The interim guidelines are based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The National Institute for Communicable Diseases will update these interim guidelines as needed and as additional information becomes available.