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Symptoms & Recovery

Use the Ministry of Health’s self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek care.

Always call your health care provider before visiting any health care centre.

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Assessment Centres have been established in the Smiths Falls and Brockville.  Appointments are required to visit the centres.  Please visit Assessment, Testing and Results – Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (external link) for further details and booking information.

COVID-19 is a new virus that continues to be researched by experts around the world.  Most people with mild corona-virus illness will recover on their own but anyone who believes they have the illness are asked to self-isolate.

The following symptoms are known:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Pneumonia in Both Lungs

As of March 16, 2020, there are no specific treatments or vaccine to protect again COVID-19.  Those feeling unwell should perform the self assessment, as well as:

  • Drink plenty of Fluids
  • Get Rest
  • For cough or a sore throat, use a humidifier or hot shower.