Do you think you might have COVID-19?
- Take this COVID-19 self assessment from Public Health Ontario.
- Call Telehealth for Medical Advice – 1866-797-0000
- If you decide to go to your doctor or a hospital call ahead.
Call Ontario’s Telehealth for medical advice
Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Also visit: www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario.
Toronto Public Health
Find extensive resources about what to do about COVID-19 and how many cases there are in Toronto.
City of Toronto Has cancelled programs in Response to COVID-19
To help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection, the City of Toronto has cancelled programs and closed a number of facilities. The tentative date for services to resume is April 5. Learn about affected City services and closures online or by calling 311.
Government of Canada – Contact us for COVID-19 information
What drop-ins are open or not open
Find out about what drop-ins are open / closed through the Toronto Drop-In Network (TDIN)
If you are feeling unwell with any of the following symptoms:
- Fever, new cough or difficulty breathing (or a combination of these symptoms)?
- Muscle aches, fatigue, headache, sore throat, runny nose or diarrhea? Symptoms in young children may also be non-specific (for example, lethargy, poor feeding).
And have experienced any of the following:
- Have you travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days?
- Does someone you are in close contact with have COVID-19 (for example, someone in your household or workplace)?
- Are you in close contact with a person who is sick with respiratory symptoms (for example, fever, cough or difficulty breathing) who recently travelled outside of Canada?
If you answered yes to these questions, you should seek clinical assessment for COVID-19 over the phone.
The majority of COVID-19 illnesses are mild. A clinician can help guide whether you will require further care or potential testing in person. Please use one of the following options:
- Contact your primary care provider (for example, family doctor). Let them know that you have used this self-assessment tool.
- Contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 and speak with a registered nurse. Let them know that you have used this self-assessment tool.
If you start to experience worsening symptoms, please visit your local emergency department. Call before you go and let them know you have used this self-assessment tool.
If you answered no to these questions, it is unlikely that you have COVID-19.
- Continue to monitor your health for a full 14 days after your return to Ontario or have contact with someone who is ill. If you develop any new symptoms, please seek clinical assessment and testing for COVID-19.
- Learn more about self-monitoring.
If you start to feel worse or have questions or concerns about your health, call your local public health unit, primary care provider (for example, family doctor) or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.