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YOU ARE A PARTIALLY PROTECTED HEALTH-CARE WORKER AND HAVE HAD A MEDIUM OR HIGH-RISK CONTACT

The instructions below apply from the date of the last contact with the sick person indicated in the letter, email or text message you received.

Instructions

Should I self-isolate? YES

  • Self-isolate at home for 10 days.
  • If you live with someone who has COVID-19 and you can't isolate yourself from them:
    • You must self-isolate for 14 days after his (her) first symptoms (or the COVID-19 test if no symptoms)
  • You may to go to work despite your isolation, but you must comply with the isolation measures as soon as you finish your shift. 
  • You must not: 
    • Go to work or school. 
    • Visit family or friends. 
    • Engage in activities outside the home. 
    • Spend time in public places. 
  • Contact your employer for instructions.

Should I get tested? YES

  • Get tested today, even if you have no symptoms. 
  • Get a second test two days before the end of your isolation. 
  • Continue to isolate yourself outside of your work shifts until your isolation period is over, even if your test results are negative.
  • To make an appointment at a testing centre, call 1-855-244-1548 or visit clicsante.ca.

How long should I watch for new symptoms? 

  • Monitor your symptoms for 14 days after your last contact with the sick person.
  • If you have any symptoms during this period: 
    • Complete the self-assessment tool and follow the recommendations. 
    • If you need to be tested because you have symptoms, the people who live with you should isolate themselves while waiting for your test result.
    • For instructions for household members click here. Note that each member of the household must complete the questionnaire. 
  • Contact your employer for instructions.

If you have any questions:

  • Contact Info-Santé at 811 or the COVID information line (1-877-645-4545).  
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