Coronavirus Protection

Settlement ISC Community, Newcomer Information, Updates

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness in people, ranging from mild common colds to severe illnesses. There are ways to protect yourself from the coronavirus such as:

  • use good hygiene practices, such as frequent handwashing
  • stay at home and away from others if you are feeling ill
  • consult the Travel Health Notice for China before leaving the country if travelling abroad
  • contact your primary health provider or 811 Health Link if you have questions or concerns about your health

Symptoms for the novel coronavirus can range from mild to severe and include:

  • fever
  • cough
  • difficulty breathing
  • pneumonia and kidney failure

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