Learn about COVID-19, including how to care for yourself, manage your symptoms, going for testing, the COVID-19 vaccine, and other need-to-know information.
If you aren’t feeling well or have symptoms of COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider or call Health Link at 811. You can use the COVID-19 self-assessment below to help you decide if you need to be tested for COVID-19.
Learn about mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna), who should have them, and how well they work.
Learn about viral vector-based COVID-19 vaccines (AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD, Janssen) who should have them, and how well they work.
Learn about the protein-based COVID-19 vaccine (Novavax), who can have it, and how well it works.
Learn what to do and how care for yourself if you have side effects from a COVID-19 vaccine.
Find out who’s responsible for vaccine planning, who’ll get COVID-19 vaccines first in Alberta, and when vaccines will be available to the general public.
Learn about COVID-19 vaccines and how they are safe and effective during pregnancy.
Wearing a mask is a simple way to stop COVID-19 from spreading. Find out how to choose a mask, put it on and take it off the right way, clean reusable masks, and other helpful tips.
Learn about managing COVID-19 symptoms at home.
Use this self-assessment tool to help you know if you need to be tested for COVID-19.
Learn what to do and how to care for yourself if you have COVID-19.
If you have or think you have COVID-19, learn how to manage your symptoms at home.
If you or your family member get sick from COVID-19, are you prepared? Find out how to prepare and what you need to think about in case you get sick.
Know the facts. Learn how to push back against the negative beliefs and misinformation you hear about COVID-19.
Get tips to help children understand the pandemic so they feel safe.
Smoking or vaping can make it easier for you to get COVID-19. Learn what you can do to protect yourself if you smoke or vape.
Learn about the responsibilities of a designated support person during COVID-19.
If you get seriously ill from COVID-19, you may need life-support treatments (like being put on a ventilator). Learn what can happen if you get really sick and how to plan ahead.
Learn how to care for yourself at home while you wait for your test results.
Learn what questions to ask and what information you need to know before you leave hospital.
Learn what to expect when visiting the emergency department with a child during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is still safe to visit the emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic when your child has an emergency.
Learn how to manage your symptoms after COVID-19 and get other support for your recovery.
Learn what the symptoms are and where to get more information.
Read Scout’s story to help kids learn about getting a vaccine and how to get ready.
If you or your child is afraid of needles, find resources that can help. Learn what you can do before, during, and after an immunization to make it more comfortable.
See resources for families and children about COVID-19 vaccines. Kids can learn through interactive play and help take down COVID-zilla!
Learn about MIS-C in children and its possible causes.
Learn how to care for yourself and your baby at home when you have COVID-19.
Get ideas for coping with money problems during the pandemic.
Learn how to support others and speak up against the stigma of COVID-19.
Practice being kind to yourself with these tips.
Try these helpful tips to manage stress in family relationships.
Learn to manage feelings and stress when things feel out of control.
Learn about these at-home test kits and where to get them.
Learn about testing in Alberta, the online assessment tool, and when to call a doctor.
Learn about what this test is and what the results mean.
Understand more about this test and why most people don’t need it.
Is it OK to get immunized during the COVID-19 pandemic? Find out the answer to this and other common questions about immunization during the pandemic.
Current as of: April 27, 2022
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