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COVID-19 Resources & Information
You may have lots of concerns and questions about COVID-19. We have collected some trusted resources to help you find a reliable answer.
What I Need to Know About the COVD-19 Vaccines
Multilingual factsheets with information about the vaccines.
Beware of COVID-19 Scams!
Authorities warn Canadians about the scams that are circulating regarding the global virus crisis.
What should I do if I suspect I have COVID-19?
Latest information sheets in various languages of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
What is fake news and how to stop the spread of misinformation?
Helping you identify what information is reliable and information should not be shared online.
What are anxiety and depression?
The immigration process can be challenging for your mental health. Many people find moving to a new country to be stressful. A big life change like immigrating can trigger many different feelings as you adjust to your new home.
I have been exposed to COVID-19. How do I quarantine at home?
People with COVID-19 do not always recognize their early symptoms. Even if you do not have symptoms now, it is possible to transmit COVID-19 before you start showing symptoms or without ever developing symptoms.
Ontario Begins COVID-19 Vaccination Program
The Ontario government has developed a three-phase plan to receive, store, and administer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible Ontario residents as soon as they are received.
Do I have to use ArriveCAN?
All travelers, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, are required to provide contact and quarantine information when arriving in Canada through ArriveCAN.
Who is at risk of more severe disease or outcomes from COVID-19?
COVID-19 can make anyone sick, some Canadians are at risk of more severe disease or outcomes because of their age or if they have other medical conditions.
About Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some can infect animals, and some can infect humans. COVID-19 is a new disease caused by the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that was first identified in December 2019 and declared a global pandemic in March 2020.
Why should I wear a mask or face covering?
The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 is by staying home and avoiding close contact with others outside of your household. When you do go out, you must use a face covering in public indoor spaces and whenever physical distancing is a challenge.
COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet
Health Canada has authorized the use of COVID-19 vaccines produced by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. Both vaccines have been tested in large clinical trials to ensure they meet safety standards, and both have been licensed and approved by Health Canada.
How do I isolate at home with COVID-19?
Isolation means staying at home when you are waiting for your test results or you have been diagnosed with COVID-19. It is currently mandatory for you to isolate yourself if you return from travel outside Canada.
Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19
The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus with prevention measures. This article contains information from Toronto Public Heath.
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)
The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they are sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19
Canada Recovery Benefit: Frequently Asked Questions
The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) is available to anyone who is residing and present in Canada and meet the requirements. This article contains answers to frequently asked questions.
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)
The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work due to caregiving responsibilities.
COVID-19: Employment Insurance & the Canada Recovery Benefit
The Government of Canada has made changes to support people seeking employment through the Employment Insurance (EI) program.