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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

What you need to know has information about COVID-19, including how to care for yourself, manage your symptoms, going for testing, and what you need to know if you smoke or vape.

COVID-19: Care Instructions

Learn about COVID-19, the symptoms, how it spreads, what to do if you have symptoms, and how to care for yourself at home.

COVID-19: How to manage symptoms

If you have or think you have COVID-19, learn how to manage your symptoms at home.

COVID-19 Self-Assessment

Use this self-assessment tool to help you know if you need to be tested for COVID-19.

Be prepared in the time of COVID-19

During COVID-19, your health can change suddenly without any warning. Find out what to think about and prepare for in case you or your family member gets sick from COVID-19.

What if I get seriously ill with COVID-19?

If you get seriously ill from COVID-19, you may need life-support treatments like being put on a ventilator. Learn about these life-support treatments to help you plan ahead and think about your wishes in case you get very sick.

Care Instructions: After You Leave the Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre (UCC)

After a visit to an emergency department or urgent care centre (UCC), learn how to care for yourself at home while you wait for your test results.

Smoking, Vaping, and COVID-19

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.

COVID-19: My Discharge Checklist

The COVID-19: My Discharge Checklist helps you think about the questions you may have and what information you need to know before you leave hospital.

Routine and seasonal immunization during COVID-19 frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Answers to some questions you may have about immunizations and COVID-19.

More Information

For more information about COVID-19, including the current situation in Alberta, visit Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services.

Current as of: July 6, 2020