A personal risk check can help determine your living with COVID comfort level. Complete the checklist and take any additional precautions that protect your health and the health of those around you.
- Are you fully vaccinated (at least two doses)?
- Are the people you will be in close contact with fully vaccinated?
- Is your event or gathering indoors or out?
- Are the people you will be in close contact with at-risk due to age or medical condition?
|About you||COVID-19 Vaccine||At least two doses (three, if eligible)||Not vaccinated, or one dose|
|Personal risk factors||No risk factors||Age 65+
Chronic medical conditions
Obesity (BMI 40+)
|About your behaviour||Masking||Wearing a mask||Not wearing a mask|
|Travel History||You have not travelled outside your home community in the last week||You have travelled outside your home community in the last week|
|Activity levels||Visiting very few (1 to 3) locations outside your home each week.||Visiting many locations (4+) outside your home each week.|
|Spacing out the days between visits to different locations||Visiting multiple locations outside your home within a few days|
|About your location||Where you are||Outdoors||Indoors|
|Ventilation||Fresh air is being brought in (e.g. open window)||Air is being re-circulated|
|The noise level||Quiet||People are shouting or speaking at high volume|
|About the other people there||Who you meet||Only people in your household||People outside your household|
|The same people each time||Different people each time|
|How many people you meet||Fewer than 5||More than 5|
|How crowded it is||Staying 2 metres apart is easy||Staying 2 metres apart is difficult or impossible|
|Masking||Wearing a mask||Not wearing a mask|
|About your activity||How long are you in a place with other people||Short amount of time (less than 15 minutes)||Long amount of time (the longer you are there, the greater the risk)|
|How often you go||Once a week||More than once a week|
|Shared activities||Not sharing food, drink, or smoking or vaping with people outside your household||Sharing food, drink, or smoking or vaping with people outside your household|
|Physical contact||Not touching people outside your household||Touching people outside your household|
|How heavy you breathe||Talking||Exercising, shouting, singing, or laughing|
|Shared objects or surfaces (e.g. door handles, railing, touch pads)||Shared objects or surfaces are cleaned and disinfected frequently, people wash their hands or use hand sanitizer before and after touching them||Shared objects or surfaces are not cleaned and disinfected frequently, people do not wash their hands or use hand sanitizer before and after touching them|