Because you may need to speak with a nurse about your symptoms, please call 811. We are experiencing heavy call volumes and will get to your call as quickly as we can.
You must self-isolate for 14 days from the day you returned from travel, or the day of your last contact with a COVID-19 patient, person with the acute respiratory illness, or biological material containing the virus.
Additionally, if you have muscle aches, conjunctivitis (“red eye”), nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, you must self-isolate for 14 days from the onset of symptoms or until your symptoms are gone, whichever is longer. If you remain without symptoms for the full 14-days then you may stop your self-isolation and return to work.
Encourage members of your family to practice social distancing.
If you have any other questions about COVID-19, please visit AHS.ca/COVID.
If you believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19 while performing your work duties, you must inform your employer.
If you work for AHS, Alberta Precision Laboratories, or Covenant Health, you can do this by calling:
You must self-isolate:
All Albertans have a responsibility to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. There are steps you can take to protect yourself and others.
*Close contact includes providing care, living with or otherwise having close prolonged contact (within 2 metres) while the person was ill, or contact with infectious bodily fluids (e.g. from a cough or sneeze) while not wearing recommended personal protective equipment.
You are considered a healthcare worker if you work in the following settings or provide the following services:
EMS and Medical First Responders, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians are also included as healthcare workers who are eligible to be tested.