Effective Friday, September 17, a province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces. 

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Self-Isolation – When to Stay Home

Scenario Self-Isolate? Stay at Home Means Don't
International travel ^ (including from the United States) Yes – 14 days*

If you develop any COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, headache, muscle and/or joint aches and pains, sore throat, chills, runny nose, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, dizziness, fatigue, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite (difficulty feeding for children), loss of sense of taste or smell, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing) call 811 and follow medical advice.
It is OK to be outside on your own property, including your backyard or balcony, as long as you are not physically interacting or near other people. DO NOT leave your private property. DO NOT go for walks.
DO NOT have contact with others in your home who are not fully vaccinated.
Diagnosed with COVID-19 Yes

Follow advice of health care provider.

Seek medical care if you are deteriorating or you have difficulty breathing.
If you live alone, it is OK to be outside on your own property, including your backyard or balcony, as long as you are not physically interacting or near other people. DO NOT leave your private property.
DO NOT go for walks.
DO NOT have contact with others in your home who are not fully vaccinated.
Symptomatic and have been identified as a contact or are waiting for test results Follow the advice of your healthcare provider for the number of days required to self-isolate.

Seek medical care if your symptoms are worsening or if you have difficulty breathing.
If you live alone, it is OK to be outside on your own property, including your backyard or balcony, as long as you are not physically interacting or near other people. DO NOT leave your private property.
DO NOT go for walks.
DO NOT have contact with others in your home who are not fully vaccinated.

Close contact** with a confirmed COVID19 case (includes household members who are not fully vaccinated)

Yes – 14 days from last contact (in a household setting, last contact is the day the infected person is released from isolation)

If you develop any COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) call 811 and follow medical advice
If you live alone, it is OK to be outside on your own property, including your backyard or balcony, as long as you are not physically interacting or near other people. DO NOT leave your private property.
DO NOT go for walks.
DO NOT have contact with others in your home who are not fully vaccinated.

*Specific health care workers, workers who maintain the supply chain, rail, airline or other working crews are exempt if they are required to work to maintain essential services and are supervised by Infection Prevention and Control Officers or Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace.

The Federal Government announced that beginning July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted to enter Canada will not be subject to the federal requirement to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on day-8. In addition, fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air will not be required to stay at a government-authorized hotel

Note: Mandatory isolation is not required if you have travelled within Canada. However, if you travelled on an airplane in the same row as a confirmed case, three (3) rows in front or three (3) rows behind, you should be self-isolating for 14 days if not fully vaccinated. If you develop symptoms, call 811 and follow medical advice.

** Close contacts include:

  • Anyone who is not fully vaccinated and lives with a case, has direct physical contact with a case, or is exposed to their infectious body fluids, including the case's caregiver, intimate partner, child receiving care from the case, etc
  • Anyone who is not fully vaccinated and has shared an indoor space with a case for a prolonged period of time including closed spaces and crowded places, (e.g., social gatherings, workplaces, etc.), without adhering to appropriate individual-level and any setting-specific risk mitigation measures 
  • Anyone who is not fully vaccinated and has had a close-range conversation with a case or has been in settings where a case engaged in singing, shouting, or heavy breathing (e.g., exercise), without adhering to appropriate individual-level and setting-specific risk mitigation measures 

See Self-Isolation for more information.

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