If you tested positive or suspect you had COVID-19, Nova Scotia Health is here to support you.
Visit the Nova Scotia Health Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) website for information about what to expect after a COVID-19 diagnosis.
Call 911 if:
- You have new or more trouble breathing
- You have chest pain that is new or gets worse
- You are confused or cannot think clearly
- You lose consciousness
Call your primary health care provider or go to the nearest walk-in clinic if:
- You start getting better and then get worse (such as having more shortness of breath).
- You think your medication(s) is not working or you are having side effects.
- You have signs of dehydration (not having enough fluids), like:
- passing only a small amount of urine (pee)
- very dry mouth
- feeling lightheaded
- You feel short of breath (have trouble catching your breath) and it does not get better with the positions or strategies listed in this guide.
Be sure to tell your health care team you have COVID-19. Include as much information about your illness as you can, such as:
- date your symptoms started
- date of your positive test
- whether you were hospitalized in Nova Scotia or out of province
- your COVID-19 vaccine status