Testing is now recommended for the following people, dependent on the local availability of swabs:
A person who has FEVER or COUGH or SHORTNESS OF BREATH
Any of the following within 14 days prior to the onset of illness:
- Travel outside of Canada
- Close contact with a confirmed or probable case
- Close contact with a person with acute respiratory illness who has travelled
If you experience severe symptoms such as chest pains or shortness of breath, call 9-1-1 or visit your nearest Emergency Department.
If you have symptoms and are unsure whether to go to a hospital, call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.