Covid - 19 Health Related questions

Alberta Health Services COVID-19 resources:


Alberta Public Health Order

  •  To protect the health and safety of Albertans, law enforcement agencies now have full authority to enforce public health orders and issue fines for violations. 
  •  Albertans are legally required to self-isolate for 10 days if you have a cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose, or sore throat that is not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition. 
  •  https://www.alberta.ca/self-isolation.aspx 


What should I do if I think I have symptoms or think I may have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19?

  • https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx
  • From AHS: 
    • If you have returned from travel outside of Canada or have been in close contact with a known case you MUST self-isolate for 14 days following your return/exposure and monitor yourself for symptoms.
    • If you have symptoms including fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat or runny nose, you MUST self-isolate for 10 days after the onset of symptoms and until your symptoms have resolved (whichever is longer).
    • Complete the COVID-19 online self-assessment to determine if you should receive testing for COVID-19
    • If you are quarantined because you recently came back from outside the country, or you are a close contact of a confirmed case of COVID, you must remain on your own property. Under no circumstance should you leave your property during the 14 days of self-isolation.
    • Please do not visit a hospital, physician’s office, lab or healthcare facility without consulting Health Link 811 first.
    • If your symptoms worsen, call 811. We are experiencing heavy call volumes and will get to your call as quickly as we can.
    • Call 911 if you are seriously ill and need immediate medical attention. Inform them that you may have COVID-19.
  • More information on COVID-19 here: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/symptoms.html  


If you are in mandatory self-isolation:

  • From AHS:
    • Do not go outside for a walk through your neighbourhood or park. This includes children in mandatory self-isolation.
    • You can get fresh air in your backyard, if you have one, but you must remain on private property not accessible by others.
    • If you live in an apartment building or highrise, you must stay inside and cannot use the elevators or stairwells to go outside. If your balcony is private and at least 2 metres away from your closest neighbour's, you may go outside on the balcony.
    • This directive is consistent with the new federal requirements under the Quarantine Act.


Where can you find the  federal self assessment tool?


Where can I get the most up to date information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and actions being taken to protect the health of Albertans?


 How do I prevent and prepare for COVID-19?


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