Public Health Emergency Declared
Health Minister John Haggie has declared a public health emergency.
This declaration may result in fines and/or jail time.
Several businesses must shut down.
Currently, there are 3 presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians arriving from outside of Canada are asked to self-isolate, meaning stay home and do not get to work and monitor for symptoms for 14 days after arrival in Canada.
Avoid close contact with people with chronic conditions, compromised immune systems and older adults.
You do not need COVID-19 testing if you do not have symptoms.
Monitor for symptoms (symptoms include: fever or coughing or difficulty breathing).
If you start to have symptoms, you should isolate yourself from others as quickly as possible and contact 811 for further direction.