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What to do if you have respiratory symptoms
COVID-19 symptoms range from mild (fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat) to severe (shortness of breath, breathing difficulties). Only people with symptoms will be tested.


Screening criteria for COVID-19 testing

• Symptomatic (respiratory symptoms of any severity) health-care workers
• Symptomatic individuals (respiratory symptoms of any severity) who live or work in a remote or isolated community or congregate setting, such as a correctional facility, shelter, long- term care or residential facility, or a remote work camp

These recommendations are in addition to previous recommendations made by public health officials that the following be tested for COVID-19:
• Patients with respiratory (cold/flu) symptoms and who have:
• Had *exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19 (*Exposure includes attendance at large group settings where someone has been confirmed to have COVID-19.); OR
• Travelled outside Manitoba, including travel within Canada, in the 14 days before onset of illness; OR
• Had lab exposure working with COVID-19 specimens, please use the self-screening tool to determine if you are a candidate for testing.


ONLINE screening tool  

PHONE 1-877-308-9038

If you don't have symptoms of illness, you will not be tested.


More details on the region's drive through screening and testing sites.


Please visit this web page that has answers to frequently asked questions as well as other helpful information. 
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