For travellers with COVID-19 symptoms returning to Canada by land or water

Mandatory isolation requirements for travellers with COVID-19 symptoms arriving in Canada by land or water.

The Government of Canada has put in place emergency measures under the Quarantine Act to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19 and variants in Canada. You are required to meet the measures under the Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order (Quarantine, Isolation and Other Obligations).

Mandatory isolation

You must:

Isolate

Take 2 COVID-19 tests if arriving by land

Report and monitor

Public health measures to follow while in transit to your suitable place of isolation

Warning: Your compliance with this Order is subject to monitoring, verification and enforcement. If you do not comply you may be transferred to a quarantine facility, face fines, and/or imprisonment.

A government representative will be calling you from 1-888-336-7735 and may also visit you to verify that you are complying with the isolation measures.

Symptoms

If your symptoms worsen or if you develop new symptoms, follow the COVID-19 instructions of the local public health authority (see below). The isolation period is extended by a 14-day isolation that begins on the test result date.

Actions in isolation

Do

Do not

Public health authorities

Provinces and territories Telephone number Website
British Columbia 811 www.bccdc.ca/covid19
Alberta 811 www.myhealth.alberta.ca
Saskatchewan 811 www.saskhealthauthority.ca
Manitoba

1-866-626-4862

https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/orders/index.html#current
https://www.youtube.com/user/ManitobaGovernment

Ontario 1-866-797-0000 www.ontario.ca/coronavirus
Quebec 1-877-644-4545 www.quebec.ca/en/coronavirus
New Brunswick 811 www.gnb.ca/publichealth
Nova Scotia 811 www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus
Prince Edward Island 811 www.princeedwardisland.ca/covid19
Newfoundland and Labrador 811 or 1-888-709-2929 www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19
Nunavut 1-867-975-5772 www.gov.nu.ca/health
Northwest Territories 811 www.gov.nt.ca/covid-19
Yukon 811 www.yukon.ca/covid-19

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