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Consult the health measures that apply in your region for more details. To avoid spreading COVID to other people, you should self-isolate and apply the following measures. The following recommendations must be followed unless otherwise advised by public health authorities. You must self-isolate at home for a period of 14 days after your last contact with the person who is a positive COVID case if you do not develop any symptoms, even if your test result is negative.
If you develop symptoms during your self-isolation , get a screening test even if you tested negative before the onset of symptoms. See the symptom self-assessment tool for clarification on screening in this situation. While awaiting your test result, you must self-isolate and follow the instructions recommended to you based on the result. The same applies to the people who live with you and who are not adequately protected. Self-isolation does not apply to the people who live with you and who are adequately protected. No document eg certificate or procedure should be required after a period of isolation.
Once the duration of this is over, you can your activities, if the other conditions are met. If you are a healthcare worker, contact your workplace to receive instructions on lifting self-isolation and returning to work. Evaluating all these factors will allow public health to determine whether self-isolation is required.
If you have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID, you must self-isolate, as a preventive measure, while waiting to receive instructions from public health. Those people living with you can continue their usual activities work, school, daycare, etc. You should always wear a mask or face covering over your nose and mouth whenever someone else is in the same room and less than 2 metres away.
If none of your loved ones can help you, call or ask your CLSC to connect you with their home care and services resource. If you need to assist a young child with daily activities for example, helping them eat, to go to the bathroom, to move around the house, etc. When a person is in the same room as the child and within 2 metres, the child must wear a mask or face covering that covers the nose and mouth. If this is not possible e. During meals, it is suggested that the child eat alone, if possible, or stay at least 2 meters away from other family members during the entire meal.
However, they should be washed separately if soiled with vomit, etc. Firmly close the lid of the garbage pail or close the bag tightly. If not, first wash with soap and water to remove all dirt and grime, rinse with clean water and dry with a clean cloth before applying the disinfectant. Leave the disinfectant to act for a few minutes follow the instructions on the label then wipe off completely with a clean cloth. Use soap and water or household cleaners. Use your regular disinfectant or a mix of 1 part domestic bleach to 9 parts cold water e.
However, several cases of transmission between animals and humans have been seen. It is also true that pets exposed to the virus are comparable to potentially contaminated surfaces. More information is available at the Quebec. Information on the website in no way replaces the opinion of a health professional.
If you have questions concerning your health status, consult a professional. View content. On this : Period of self-isolation Self-isolating means staying at home Follow the hygiene rules Watch for symptoms and take your temperature every day If you need help with your daily tasks If a parent or caregiver is required to assist a young child with daily activities Laundry and housecleaning Avoid all contact with pets.
Period of self-isolation You must self-isolate at home for a period of 14 days after your last contact with the person who is a positive COVID case if you do not develop any symptoms, even if your test result is negative. In general, you are considered a close contact of a confirmed case when: you have been within less than two metres of the confirmed case; for at least 15 minutes.
Many factors are considered when assessing the risk that you could contract COVID, particularly: the duration of the exposure, proximity and context of contact you had with the person who has COVID ex. This is related to the immune protection of a person that has developed after receiving the vaccine or having the disease. Self-isolating means staying at home Do not go to school or work or to an early childhood or daycare centre or any other public place, such as a store or in public transport.
Do not send your children to their daycare and communicate this information to the appropriate person. Do not go out for a walk. If you have no one that can help you by picking up your groceries and medications, have your supermarket and pharmacy orders delivered and stay at least two metres away from the delivery person. Allow no visitors in your home. You can go outside on your balcony or in your private yard, making sure that you are 2 meters away from any other person.
Cover your nose and mouth if you need to be closer than 2 metres from someone. Remain alone in one room of the house as often as possible. If possible, eat and sleep alone in a single room of the home. If possible, use a bathroom reserved for you alone. Otherwise, disinfect after each use.
Air out the house and your room often by opening a window, weather permitting. Instructions for those living in your household Those people living with you can continue their usual activities work, school, daycare, etc. Follow the hygiene rules. Cover your nose and mouth If possible, wear a mask or a face covering over your nose and mouth: Whenever another person is in the same room as you and less than two metres away. Whenever you go out for medical reasons.
Cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing Use a paper facial tissue when you cough, sneeze or blow your nose. Throw the tissue away in the trash as soon as possible then wash your hands thoroughly. If no paper tissues are available, cough or sneeze into the crook of your elbow.
Wash your hands often Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap is not available and rub your hands together until they are dry. Also wash your hands when they are visibly dirty, before eating and after using the toilet. Close the toilet bowl lid before flushing and be sure to wash your hands. Watch for symptoms and take your temperature every day Take your temperature every day at the same time of day, and note it down.
These steps will prove useful if you need to see a health professional. If you are taking fever medicine, wait at least 4 hours before taking your temperature. Before any person helps you, they must: Wash their hands. Wear a mask or face covering or cover their nose and mouth. Wear disposable gloves. After helping you, they must: Remove their gloves and dispose of them in a closed container out of reach of children. Wash their hands. Remove the mask or the face covering. Place the face covering in a closed bag and keep it out of the reach of children until it can be washed normally.
Disposable masks should always be placed in a closed garbage bag or can. Wash their hands again. If a parent or caregiver is required to assist a young child with daily activities If you need to assist a young child with daily activities for example, helping them eat, to go to the bathroom, to move around the house, etc. Ideally, the caregiver should wash their hands before and after caring for the child. After helping the child, the caregiver must: If necessary, remove their mask or face covering. Place the face covering in a closed bag out of the reach of children until it is routinely washed.
If a disposable mask is used, place it in a closed garbage can. Wash with hot water. Do not shake out dirty laundry. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water: After contact with the sick person or objects and surfaces touched by them like a bedside table, dishes, etc. Before and after preparing food, before eating, after using the toilet and whenever your hands are visibly dirty.Quebec or close
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Instructions for people who have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID