COVID-19 Information Sources for Canadian Residents

211 is Canada’s primary source of information on government and community based health and social services.

We are committed to providing accurate and up-to-date information to Canadian residents about responses to the novel coronavirus across the country. Please visit the links below for local information.

What are the symptoms of the COVID-19 infection?

Those who are infected with COVID-19 may have little to no symptoms. You may not know you have symptoms of COVID-19 because they are similar to a cold or flu.
Symptoms have included:
• fever
• cough
• difficulty breathing
• pneumonia in both lungs
In severe cases, infection can lead to death.

What should I do if I think I have the virus?

If you develop symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus, call the Government of Canada novel coronavirus information line: 1-833-784-4397 (or visit Canada.ca/coronavirus) or contact your local public health unit from the list at the bottom of this page. Be sure to mention your symptoms and your travel history, including the countries you visited.
If you need immediate medical attention, call 911 and mention your travel history and symptoms. If you are looking for resources to help you cope with stress, call 211.
Public Health Agency of Canada COVID-19 information Line 1-833-784-4397 (Interpretation services are available in multiple languages).

Government of Canada’s Information Page about COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 and Government of Canada’s response.

Provincial and Territorial Health Ministry Responses:

Ontario
Response
Fact sheets

British Columbia
Alberta
Saskatchewan
Manitoba
Quebec
New Brunswick
Prince Edward Island
Nova Scotia
Newfoundland

Yukon
Northwest Territories
Nunavut

Public Health Authorities by province/territory:

British Columbia: 811
Alberta: 811
Saskatchewan: 811
Manitoba: 1-888-315-9257
Ontario: 1-866-797-0000
Quebec: 811
New Brunswick: 811
Nova Scotia: 811
Prince Edward Island: 811
Newfoundland and Labrador: 811 OR 1-888-709-2929
Nunavut: 1-867-975-5772
Northwest Territories: 911
Yukon: 811

Other information resources on COVID-19 from across North America which provides links to Center for Disease Control, World Health Organization, Medline and other trusted resources.