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:
• 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).
Provincial and Territorial Health Ministry Responses:
Public Health Authorities by province/territory:
British Columbia: 811
New Brunswick: 811
Nova Scotia: 811
Prince Edward Island: 811
Newfoundland and Labrador: 811 OR 1-888-709-2929
Northwest Territories: 911