Protect your own health and the health of others
Decision Fact Sheet If you have COVID-19 symptoms
Follow the instructions on this poster to help you take the optimal decision for you and your close friends and family. Always use proper hygienic and preventive measures to avoid contamination. • Wash your hands frequently • Cough or sneeze into the crook of your elbow, onto your upper arm or into a paper facial tissue, not your hands • Keep your environment clean
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DECISION I probably have a cold and need to rest.
DECISION I stay at home and call the 1 877 644-4545 coronavirus hotline. Between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.*
* Opening hours are subject to change.
DECISION Go to the emergency room immediately.
If help is needed, call 911.
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