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Local Outbreak Management Plan

Do it for Devon

The Local Outbreak Management Plan (LOMP) provides an outline for managing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks in Devon to protect residents and support the most vulnerable. It sets out measures to prevent any further local outbreaks of coronavirus in Devon as well as action to respond rapidly to any outbreaks, limiting further spread.

Version 5: 3 November 2021

The areas of focus

The details of the Local Outbreak Management Plan have been broken down into the key areas below.

Working together

The principles we will work to

Working together will be vital to the LOMP’s success and in this section, you can find out how we will do it and who will be involved.

How we will work together

Using data

Using data to make good decisions

Making the best use of high-quality data will be critical to making the right decisions at the right time.

How we will use data

Helping people and communities

Protecting people, communities and settings

Read about how we will support vulnerable people and communities and how we plan to respond to outbreaks in high-risk settings.

How we will help

Testing and tracing

The NHS test and trace service

When someone tests positive for Coronavirus the NHS Test and Trace service is notified. If a complex outbreak is identified, Local Health Protection Teams will work with local partners to contain it.

How the test and trace service will work

Communication and engagement

Providing up-to-date guidance and advice

It will be vital that we are able to provide reliable, up-to-date information and advice to the general public and stakeholders.

How we will communicate


The people who will make this work

The effectiveness of the LOMP requires financial resource as well as the skills and capability of a wide range of organisations and professions.

How the LOMP will be resourced