How to Self-Monitor
Follow the advice that you have received from your health care provider. If you have questions, or you start to feel worse, contact your health care provider, Telehealth (1-866-797-0000) or your public health unit.
Monitor for symptoms for 14 days after exposure
– Difficulty breathing
Avoid public spaces
– Avoid crowded public spaces and places where you cannot easily separate yourself from others if you become ill.
What to do if you develop these or any other symptoms?
– Self-isolate immediately and contact your public health unit and your health care provider.
– To self-isolate you will need:
— Instructions on how to self-isolate
— Supply of procedure/surgical masks (enough for 14 days)
— Soap, water and/or alcohol-based hand sanitizer to clean your hands
– When you visit your health care provider, avoid using public transportation such as subways, taxis and shared rides. If unavoidable, wear a mask and sit in the back seat.
Learn about the virus
COVID-19 is a new virus. It spreads by respiratory droplets of an infected person to others with whom they have close contact such as people who live in the same household or provide care.
You can also access up to date information on COVID-19 on the Ontario Ministry of Health’s website: ontario.ca/coronavirus