Information about COVID-19

March 11

While the risk to Canadians is still low in regards to COVID-19, it is natural to be concerned about our own exposure, including in our workplace. ECCC is committed to keeping all employees informed as the situation evolves.

Human coronaviruses cause infections of the nose, throat and lungs. They are most commonly spread from an infected person through:

In general, the following advice can help reduce the risk of infection or spreading infection to others:

At ECCC, we are working collaboratively with the Treasury Board Secretariat and the Public Health Agency of Canada to monitor and respond to this evolving situation, in order to reduce the risk and protect the health and safety of all employees while at work.

To know more about COVID-19 and the latest updates, visit the ECCC: COVID-19 employee information page and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s website. Please note that these sites are regularly updated as new information becomes available.

You can also consult the following tools and resources:

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