With the growing amount of potential public exposures to COVID-19 and the arrival of cold and flu season, you may find yourself experiencing symptoms that require COVID-19 testing.
Don’t let lack of transportation be a barrier to getting tested. If you rely on public transportation or a friend for drives, you can avoid exposing others by asking Nova Scotia Health for a drive to your COVID-19 test.
If you do not have access to the internet, and 811 directs you to a COVID-19 testing site, tell them if you require transportation.
Complete a COVID-19 Self-assessment if in the past 48 hours you have had, or you are currently experiencing:
Fever (i.e. chills/sweats) OR Cough (new or worsening)
Two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):
- Sore throat
- Runny nose/nasal congestion
- Shortness of breat