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*Consulted professional

*You may attend your appointment ONLY if you answer NO to all these questions.

Do you feel feverish, have flu-like chills or have a fever with a temperature taken by mouth equal to or greater than 38.1°C (100.6°F)?

Do you have a recent cough or a chronic cough that has recently gotten worse?

Do you have difficulty breathing or are you short of breath?

Have you had a sudden loss of sense of smell, without nasal congestion, with or without a loss of taste?

Do you have a sore throat?

Were you instructed to go into preventive isolation (e.g., after returning from travel abroad in the past 14 days, or having had contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19)?1

Was it recommended that you be tested for COVID-19 or are you waiting for a test result?

Are you currently in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19?

Were you in close contact (at least 15 minutes, at a distance of less than 2 metres) with a person with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, without wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, in the past 14 days?

*AND You must not have symptoms of TWO of the following

Diarrhea

Nausea or vomiting

Stomach ache

Unusually intense fatigue for no obvious reason

Significant loss of appetite

Unusual generalized muscle pain or soreness (not related to physical activity)

Unusual headache

Explanation of symptoms

Fever: An intermittent fever, namely one that comes and goes, meets this criterion. A one-time temperature measurement taken by mouth equal to or greater than 38.1°C also meets this criterion.

Cough: Some people, such as long-time smokers, can have a chronic cough. A usual cough does not meet this criterion, but a change in cough (e.g., increase in cough frequency or the appearance of sputum) meets this criterion.

Difficulty breathing: Some people, such as asthmatics, can have reasons related to their condition and not related to COVID-19 that explain their difficulty breathing. Any sudden difficulty breathing other than for obvious reasons meets this criterion.

Sudden loss of sense of smell or taste: A loss of sense of smell without nasal congestion, with or without a loss of sense of taste, meets this criterion, whether isolated or combined with other symptoms.

1 People who are exempt from mandatory isolation and can therefore be seen at the clinic, provided they are asymptomatic, include those who:

  • provide essential services
  • ensure the movement of essential good or people
  • must receive medical treatment within 36 hours following their entry into Canada (not related to COVID-19)
  • cross the border regularly for work (regular travel is generally defined as daily or weekly)
  • are students who cross the border regularly to go to school (one or more days a week)
  • live in an integrated cross-border community
  • are fully vaccinated, provided they are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, a person who is registered under the Indian Act or a protected person (refugee claimant)
  • Some travellers who are fully vaccinated (https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/isolation for more details)
  • Note that the government of Quebec does not impose isolation measures on people arriving from other provinces.