You don’t need to stay in the hospital. You can stay at home while you wait for your COVID-19 test results and recover from your illness.
After you leave the emergency department or UCC,
you must isolate yourself (self-isolate). This means that you:
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Follow the advice you get about when it's safe for you to stop isolating. If you’re not sure, call Health Link at 811.
COVID-19 is caused by a virus. COVID-19 symptoms are a lot like symptoms of the flu (influenza) or other respiratory illnesses. It can cause:
If you have any of these symptoms, you
must self-isolate for at least 10 days after your symptoms started or until your symptoms are gone, whichever is longer.
Other symptoms can include:
If you have any of the other symptoms, stay home and limit your contact with others until your symptoms go away.
To learn more about caring for yourself at home, visit
Go to the following websites to get the latest information about COVID-19:
COVID-19 - Care After You Leave the ED or UCC
Current as of: June 2, 2020
Author: Emergency Strategic Clinical Network
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