Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Information sheet - Travellers returning from Hubei Province, China
Because you have travelled to the province of Hubei, China, you may have come in contact with the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The Public Health Agency of Canada asks that you contact the public health authority in the province or territory where you live or are staying within 24 hours of arriving in Canada (see below).
If, before you reach your destination, you have fever, cough or difficulty breathing, clean your hands and put on the mask provided to you. If you are in the air, immediately tell a crew member about your symptoms. If you are on the ground, immediately call the public health authority in the province or territory where you are located.
You are also asked to limit your contact with others for 14 days after the day you left the province of Hubei, China.
To limit contact with others:
- stay home (self-isolate);
- avoid individuals with chronic conditions, compromised immune systems and older adults;
- avoid having visitors to your home;
- wash your hands often with soap and warm water for 20 seconds; and
- cover your mouth and nose with your arm when coughing or sneezing.
For 14 days after the day you left the province of Hubei, China, you should continue to watch for fever, cough, or difficulty breathing. If you have these symptoms call the public health authority in the province or territory where you are to inform them. They will provide advice on what you should do.
Public Health Authorities
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- Northwest Territories
- Yukon Territory
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