Who can be tested for COVID-19?

Priority testing is available to:

  • any person exhibiting any symptom of COVID-19
  • all close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases
  • all workers and/or residents at specific outbreak sites

Monitor your symptoms

Core symptoms

If you have any of these core symptoms, you need to isolate for at least 10 days from the start of your symptoms or until they are gone, whichever is longer, or until you test negative for COVID-19. Financial support may be available if you experience a loss of income.

Adults over 18

  • cough
  • fever
  • shortness of breath
  • runny nose
  • sore throat

Children under 18

  • cough
  • fever
  • shortness of breath
  • loss of sense of taste or smell

How to Get Tested

Book a Test

If you have symptoms or known exposure to COVID-19, you must stay home and book your test online with AHS assessment tool or call Health Link 811.

Take the COVID-19 assessment / Book a test

Access Your Results Online

Albertans 14 years old or older can access test results online through MyHealth Records, a secure Alberta government service that helps keep track of your health information.

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6. How do I isolate?
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