What is coronavirus ?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Like all viruses, some people who get them experience mild symptoms, and some more severe symptoms. Some coronaviruses spread easily between people, while ...

Will people continue to have access to essential medications?

Yes, we anticipate that people will continue to have access to essential medications. Public health is recommending to not wait to fill essential prescriptions and to fill prescriptions for an extra m...

Can I reuse PPE if they are disinfected with rubbing alcohol or wipes?

Single-use masks can be re-used assuming they are not soiled or broken. Masks should be removed with care not to touch your face or the inside of the mask with uncleaned hands. Masks should be left ly...

If I am quarantined or self-isolating, am I allowed to go for a walk?

The best and safest answer is no. If you absolutely need to get fresh air and get outside for the sake of your sanity, and you are not actively coughing or vomiting or sneezing, it is reasonable to go...

Is it safe to order prepared food? What if someone at the catering company is known to have tested positive? Is there a risk of getting COVID from the person delivering your food?

Currently there is no evidence of COVID-19 infection caused by eating prepared food or handling food packaging, but here are some general things you can do to protect yourself and your family: hot foo...

How long does the virus remain alive on surfaces?

The COVID-19 viruses has been to shown to be viable (alive) on paper/cardboard for approximately 24 hours. Other materials like plastic and metal may allow the virus to survive up to 72 hours. For saf...

If one has had the virus, can they get it again?

We do not know yet if people can become reinfected with the COVID-19 virus. Likely there is some protective immunity after infection. Studies show that infected individuals form antibodies, but we do ...

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