Covid-19 Screening questions

 Are you experiencing any of the following:
  • Severe difficulty breathing (e.g., struggling to breathe or speaking in single words)
  • Severe chest pain
  • Having a very hard time waking up
  • Feeling confused
  • Losing consciousness
Are you experiencing any of the following:
  • Mild to moderate shortness of breath
  • Inability to lie down because of difficulty breathing
  • Chronic health conditions that you are having difficulty managing because of difficulty breathing
Are you experiencing any of the following:
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
Have you travelled to any countries outside Canada (including the United States) within the last 14 days?
Within the last 14 days did you provide care or have close contact with a symptomatic person known or suspected to have COVID-19?
Did you have close contact with a person who travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days who has become ill (fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose or headache)?
Close contact is defined as a person who:
  • Provided care for the individual, including healthcare workers, family members or other caregivers,
  • or who had other similar close physical contact without consistent and appropriate use of personal protective equipment; or
  • Lived with or otherwise had close prolonged contact (within 2 metres) with the person while they were infectious; or
  • Had direct contact with infectious bodily fluids of the person (e.g., was coughed or sneezed on) while not wearing recommended personal protective equipment.


The Public Health Agency of Canada strongly urges anyone who has any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, or headache to ISOLATE at home or another suitable location.