If you live with other people, avoid contact with them if you can. Stay and sleep in a separate room and use a separate bathroom if possible. Find more information about what to do if you have COVID-19 or information if you are caring for someone with COVID-19.
Manage how you’re feeling
Many of the symptoms can be managed with home treatment such as drinking plenty of fluids, rest and using a humidifier or hot shower to ease a cough or sore throat.
You can call 8-1-1 anytime to talk to a nurse at HealthLinkBC, available in 130 languages.
If your symptoms worsen, or if you do not improve after 5 or 6 days, call or 8-1-1, your family doctor or Urgent and Primary Care Centre, so they can determine if you need to be assessed again.
If, at any time, you are feeling unwell and are worried this might be an emergency due to severe difficulty breathing or chest pain, call 9-1-1 — emergency departments are available to those who need them.