Before calling 811 use this self-assessment tool to help determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself or on behalf of someone else, if they are not able. Common symptoms for COVID-19 include: dry cough and/or fever, other symptoms may include: sore throat, headache, runny nose.
If you have symptoms :
- You can contact your primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner) or call 811
- Please do not visit a hospital, physician’s office, lab or healthcare facility without calling first.
- If you work as a health care professional, such as physician, nurse practitioner, nurse, pharmacist/technician, Ambulance NB, Extra Mural program, first responder or related dispatcher, staff in hospitals, nursing homes, and other institutional or group living settings providing direct patient care/contact please self-isolate and call 1 833 475 0724.
- If you are having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 911 immediately and advise them of your symptoms.
Total cases : 103
Recovered : 30
Active cases: 73
For the latest Canadian updates, visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website.
Actions being taken
New Brunswick’s public health officials are carefully monitoring the situation in Canada, and around the world, and are ready to respond.
- working closely with federal, provincial and territorial partners to share information and assess potential health risks
- ensuring our health system is ready to respond effectively if needed
- ensuring front-line health professionals have information about the virus so they can:
- take recommended actions
- promptly report suspected cases to public health officials
- investigate of persons who may have been exposed and are potentially at risk of developing illness to help prevent spread