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COVID-19: When to Seek Help

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Signs and symptoms

Common signs of COVID-19 infection include:

  • respiratory symptoms
  • fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath and breathing difficulties

CMOH Coronavirus Infographic - March 15 2020In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.

What to do if you think you might have come in contact with Coronavirus

Here's what to do if you think you might have come in contact with Coronavirus:

  • Call Tele-Care 811. Describe your symptoms and travel history. They will provide advice on what you should do. Please be patient. As expected, they are receiving a large volume of calls.
  • Do NOT come to an Emergency Department. Stay at home and self-isolate and self-monitor.

If you're looking for information on COVID-19, call the Public Health Agency of Canada's information line: 1-833-784-4397