We would like to also take this opportunity to stress the importance of self isolating if you are experiencing any flu like symptoms and to remind everyone to practice social distancing.
What is it?
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found mostly in animals. In humans, they can cause diseases ranging form the common cold to more severe diseases such as Severe Respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). The new coronavirus has been named COVID-19.
Do you have a fever, new onset or worsening of a chronic cough, have travelled in the last 14 days and/or have had contact with a known case of COVID-19? Take this survey to see if you need testing: https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en
You can contact the Island Health testing centre directly at 1-844-901-8442 if testing is indicated or call the office to schedule a telehealth appointment with your physician.