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.
Please fill out the following survey if you meet the following criteria:
We will use the information you share in the survey to help connect you to supports to manage your symptoms. All information you share will remain confidential according to Nova Scotia Health policies.
Please follow this link to read about these policies: http://www.nshealth.ca/your-privacy-nova-scotia-health
Be sure to tell your health care team you have COVID-19. Include as much information about your illness as you can, such as:
For more support:
The Post-COVID Self-Management Program is a multidisciplinary program for people having ongoing symptoms after COVID-19, with symptoms that significantly impact their day to day activities and quality of life. This program includes an intake assessment, and an 8-week virtual education group, with the option for individual follow up care. This program is located at the Integrated Chronic Care Service (ICCS). Referral is required from your health care provider, 811 or the Post-COVID Navigator.
Complete the online My COVID Recovery Symptom Survey to see if you meet the criteria for a Post-COVID Navigation follow-up.
Other areas in Nova Scotia Health are also providing care to people with ongoing COVID-19 symptoms. Talk to your primary health care provider or call 811 to determine if you would benefit from care provided in another service area.
There are a number of support groups across Canada and the world, for people who are experiencing the long term effects of COVID-19. Note that many of these forums are not moderated by health care professionals, therefore it is important to be cautious about the information they share. You can find many of these support groups by searching online. The COVID Long-Haulers Canada support group is Canada’s largest online COVID-19 community.