COVID-19 Resource Links

March 27, 2020

 

 

Please see the following resource links and current updates related to COVID-19.

 

Travelers Must Quarantine

 

All travellers returning home to Canada must go into mandatory self-isolation for 14 days according to new measures being enacted under the federal Quarantine Act.

https://www.cpac.ca/en/programs/headline-politics/episodes/66176060/

 

 

Risk to Canadians  IMPORTANT!

 

COVID-19 is a serious health threat, and the situation is evolving daily. The risk will vary between and within communities, but given the increasing number of cases in Canada, the risk to Canadians is considered high.

 

This does not mean that all Canadians will get the disease. It means that there is already a significant impact on our health care system. If we do not flatten the epidemic curve now, the increase of COVID-19 cases could impact health care resources available to Canadians.

There is an increased risk of more severe outcomes for Canadians:

  • aged 65 and over

  • with compromised immune systems

  • with underlying medical conditions

There are also increased health risks for Canadian travellers abroad. Because of these risks, the Government of Canada advises you to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada until further notice. This includes cruise ships.

It is important for all travellers to:

  • self-isolate for 14 days after returning from travel outside of Canada

    • some provinces and territories may have specific recommendations for certain groups such as health care workers

  • monitor your health for symptoms such as for cough, fever or difficulty breathing

  • wash your hands often for 20 seconds and cough or sneeze into a tissue or the bend of your arm, not your hand

We continue to reassess the public health risk, based on the best available evidence as the situation evolves.

Do you think you might have COVID-19? Use our self-assessment tool to find out what to do.

 

COVID -19 Government of Canada Assessment Tool

 

 

PHAC Updated Numbers

 

 

WHO Situation Charts

 

 

John Hopkins University of Medicine Numbers

 

 

 

Resource Downloads



WHO Myth Busters

 

 

 

 

RIMS Resource Center (The Risk Management Society)

 

The current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to create worldwide concern. Here you will find helpful information, resources and guidance on how to respond to the threat. We will provide regular updates as the situation evolves.

 

https://www.rims.org/covid-19?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Campaign