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Assess yourself if you are sick with a respiratory illness

Seek health care provider assessment

You may benefit from an assessment by a health care provider. If these symptoms persist for more than 24 hours seek a medical assessment through:

  • your primary care provider in Whitehorse;
  • the nurse in your local health centre in rural Yukon;
  • a nurse by calling 811; or
  • your local emergency department.

If you see a health care provider in person for an assessment and they suspect your symptoms may be caused by COVID-19, they can order a lab-based PCR COVID-19 test if needed for clinical decision making.

Note: If you are eligible for Paxlovid, it can only be given:

  • within 5 days of symptom onset; and
  • after confirmatory lab-based PCR testing has been done.