Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Provincial and Territorial Information

A province-by-province breakdown of who to call if you think you might have Coronavirus (COVID-19). This list was sourced from the Maclean’s article of March 20, 2020, which also outlines who is most vulnerable. 

British Columbia | Alberta | Saskatchewan | Manitoba | Ontario | QuebecNova ScotiaNew Brunswick | PEI | Newfoundland/Labrador | Northwest Territories | Yukon | Nunuvut

 

British Columbia

  • Official site for HealthLink BC here and BC Centre for Disease Control here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help:
    • The province has created 1 888 COVID-19 to connect British Columbians needing non-medical information about COVID-19. This includes the latest information on travel recommendations and social distancing, as well as access to support and resources from the provincial and federal governments. 1 888 COVID-19 is available seven days a week, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. in 110 languages.
    • The 811 number is also in place for medical-related COVID-19 questions.

 

Alberta 

  • Official site here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help: call Health Link 811 for testing and instructions

 

Saskatchewan

  • Official site here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help: If you fit the criteria of potential exposure, are exhibiting mild symptoms and suspect you may have COVID-19, you can obtain a referral to a community testing centre by phoning:
    • HealthLine 811 (204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257)
    • Your local Public Health Communicable Disease Control office.
    • Your family physician.

 

Manitoba

  • Official site here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help: Contact Health Links-Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 (toll-free) if you’re experiencing symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus

 

Ontario

  • Official site for Ministry of Health here and Public Health Ontario here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help: Contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000, your local public health unit or your primary care provider if you’re experiencing symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus.

 

Quebec

  • Official site here
  • Getting help: 
    • If you are worried about COVID‑19 or display symptoms such as a cough or fever, you can call toll free 418-644-4545 in the Quebec City region, 514-644-4545 in the Montreal area and 1-877-644-4545 elsewhere in Quebec.
    • A new COVID-19 phone line has been established at 877-644-4545 to deal with calls relating to the coronavirus.

 

New Brunswick

  • Official site: here
    Getting help: contact Tele-Care 811 (If they require an in-person assessment, a referral will be provided to the Community Assessment Centre in their area. Note: those centres are not walk-in clinics.)

 

Nova Scotia

  • Official site: here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help: call 811 for assessment (Nova Scotia Health Authority has established COVID-19 assessment centres. If you need in-person assessment, 811 will refer you to a centre. Don’t go to a COVID-19 assessment centre unless 811 referred you)

 

Prince Edward Island

  • Official site here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help: Call 811. Islanders with questions about COVID-19 should call PEI’s toll-free information line at 1-800-958-6400. The information line is taking messages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and Islanders who leave messages will receive a call back from the Chief Public Health Office. PEI businesses with questions should call 1-866-222-1751.

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Official site here
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here
  • Getting help: follow-up with your health care provider or call the NL Healthline at 811

 

Yukon

  • Official site here.
  • COVID-19 self-assessment tool here.
  • Getting help: phone 811 or your health provider

 

Northwest Territories

 

Nunavut

  • Official site here
  • Getting help: call your local health centre