Use this self-assessment tool to determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19.
You no longer need to have travelled internationally to get a referral for testing.
Testing is available and recommended if you have unexplained new or worsening symptoms (of any severity) that may include one or more of the following:
- aches and pains
- sore throat
- runny nose
- nasal congestion
- loss of appetite (difficulty feeding for children)
- loss of sense of taste or smell
- shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
You can obtain a referral to a community testing centre by phoning:
- HealthLine 811
- Your family physician
- Your nurse practitioner
Please call HealthLine by dialing 811. If you have questions regarding COVID-19 and your health. HealthLine 811 can help you with screening for COVID-19 to determine if a test is recommended for you and refer you for testing.
All residents should be familiar with self-monitoring and self-isolation precautions, in order to keep you and those around you safe.
To protect yourself while out in public, wash your hands frequently and maintain a safe distance from others.
Adapted from and with thanks to Alberta Health Services
If you have no symptoms or exposure concerns, but have questions about COVID-19, you can: