Human coronaviruses are common and are typically associated with mild illnesses, similar to the common cold.
The new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a virus producing mild to severe respiratory infections.
This guide is designed to enable Quebecers to make the best possible decisions to protect their health and the health of their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically, it indicates to them how best to protect themselves against COVID-19, take care of themselves and provide basic care to their family circle, and know where and when to consult if the need arises for care services.
Do you have symptoms like fever, cough or difficulty breathing? Find out how to protect your health and that of others.
Together, we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by making a conscious effort to keep a physical distance
between each other. Physical distancing is proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the
spread of illness during an outbreak. With patience and cooperation, we can all do our part.
Important links to stay informed:
- The Eastern Townships goes to orange alert level as of October 1st. This introduces additional measures by targeting certain sectors of activity and environments where the risk of transmission is deemed higher. These sectors are subject to selective restrictions, prohibitions or closures. It is requested that unnecessary social contact be avoided, such as gatherings with family or friends, weddings, funerals, etc. Find out more.
- To find out about the situation in the Eastern Townships.