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What is the COVID-19 information line in Canada?
How long can COVID-19 vaccine side effects last?
COVID-19Common questionHow long can COVID-19 vaccine side effects last?Possible side effects and reactions.After getting vaccinated, it's common and normal to have temporary side effects. These can last a few hours to a few days after vaccination.This is the body's natural response, as it's working hard to build protection against the disease.
Is it safe to take over-the-counter medicine after the COVID-19 vaccine?
COVID-19Common questionIs it safe to take over-the-counter medicine after the COVID-19 vaccine?You can take over-the-counter medicine after your vaccination to help with any pain or to lower a fever. Ask your health care provider how to manage any symptoms and if you're concerned about any symptoms post-vaccination.
How do I get my ArriveCAN receipt when entering Canada during COVID-19?
COVID-19Common questionHow do I get my ArriveCAN receipt when entering Canada during COVID-19?If you signed into ArriveCAN online, you'll be sent your ArriveCAN receipt by email. You can print or take a screenshot of your receipt, or show the email. You must show your receipt: before boarding your flight, and to the Canada border services officer upon entry
What is required for international students who want to come to Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic?
COVID-19Common questionWhat is required for international students who want to come to Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic?If you plan to come to Canada to study as an international student, you must attend a DLI with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by the province or territory where the school is located.
What are the organs most affected by COVID‐19?
COVID-19Common questionWhat are the organs most affected by COVID‐19?The lungs are the organs most affected by COVID‐19
How many shots do you need for the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine?
COVID-19Common questionHow many shots do you need for the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine?Dosage This vaccine requires 2 doses for maximum protection. The dosing schedule approved by Health Canada is to give the 2 doses 4 to 12 weeks apart, based on evidence from clinical trials. Your province or territory decides when people receive their first and second doses of the vaccine.
Are Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) office open during COVID-19?
COVID-19Common questionAre Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) office open during COVID-19?We're beginning to offer some in-person services at a few offices. We'll contact applicants to book appointments as services resume. Most IRCC in-person offices continue to be closed until further notice. Only clients with scheduled appointments can visit an office.If you need to change your appointment, contact the office that sent you the invitation. The contact information is in the letter we sent.
How long does it take to respond to a COVID-19 border restriction exemption application?
COVID-19Common questionHow long does it take to respond to a COVID-19 border restriction exemption application?The Public Health Agency of Canada's goal is to respond to applications within 7 business days. Some cases will fall outside this service standard.Jan 4, 2022
How long does it take for symptoms of COVID-19 to appear?
Symptoms may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines remain effective at preventing severe COVID-19 illness and death. However, vaccines are not 100% effective and you may still become infected with or without symptoms.4 days ago
What is the 'Airline' field in ArriveCAN while traveling during COVID-19?
COVID-19Common questionWhat is the 'Airline' field in ArriveCAN while traveling during COVID-19?The "Airline" field in ArriveCAN refers to the flight company or air carrier, such as: Air Canada (AC) Delta Airlines (DL) WestJet (WS) Air Transat (TS) The "Flight Number" field in ArriveCAN must include the letters and numbers found on your boarding pass.
Where was COVID-19 first discovered?
COVID-19Common questionWhere was COVID-19 first discovered?The first known infections from SARS-CoV-2 were discovered in Wuhan, China. The original source of viral transmission to humans remains unclear, as does whether the virus became pathogenic before or after the spillover event.
Can the coronavirus affect the lungs?
COVID-19Common questionCan the coronavirus affect the lungs?COVID-19 causes a respiratory (lungs) type infection that is mild in most of the population (approximately 80%) but can be more severe in those who are older adults or those with chronic underlying conditions.
Who are immediate family members in Canada?
COVID-19Common questionSee full answerWho are immediate family members in Canada?Immediate family members in respect of a person are• the spouse or common-law partner• the dependent children of the person or of the person’s spouse or common-law partner• any dependent children of a dependent child• parents or step-parents• parents or step-parents of the spouse or common-law partner• guardians or tutors ○ Guardians and tutors are individuals who are responsible for caring for a foreign national minor who is living apart from a parent for an extended period of time, for example to attend a secondary school in Canada. The guardian or tutor should be able to demonstrate that they habitually reside at the same address as the minor. Officers should be flexible in accepting documentary evidence.Sept 9, 2021
What is the most common way COVID-19 is transmitted?
COVID-19Common questionWhat is the most common way COVID-19 is transmitted?We know that the virus is most frequently transmitted when people are in close contact with others who are infected with the virus (either with or without symptoms). We also know that most transmission occurs indoors.
What is Canada's COVID-19 application on iOS?
COVID-19Common questionWhat is Canada's COVID-19 application on iOS?COVID Alert is Canada's free COVID-19 exposure notification app. It can alert you to possible exposures before you have symptoms.
What is the origin of COVID-19?
COVID-19Common questionWhat is the origin of COVID-19?Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus. It was first isolated from three people with pneumonia connected to the cluster of acute respiratory illness cases in Wuhan. All structural features of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus particle occur in related coronaviruses in nature.
What does COVID-19 do to the cardiovascular system?
COVID-19Common questionWhat does COVID-19 do to the cardiovascular system?The virus can cause acute myocardial injury and chronic damage to the cardiovascular system.
What are some uncommon symptoms of COVID-19?
- Gastrointestinal symptoms. COVID-19 might cause nausea, vomiting or diarrhea — either alone or with other COVID-19 symptoms.
- Loss of smell or taste.
- Skin changes.
- Eye problems.
Who issued the official name of COVID-19?
COVID-19Common questionWho issued the official name of COVID-19?The official names COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 were issued by the WHO on 11 February 2020.
How do viruses get their name?
COVID-19Common questionHow do viruses get their name?Viruses are named based on their genetic structure to facilitate the development of diagnostic tests, vaccines and medicines. Virologists and the wider scientific community do this work, so viruses are named by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV).
What are the complications of COVID-19?
COVID-19Common questionWhat are the complications of COVID-19?Complications may include pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), multi-organ failure, septic shock, and death.
Who is eligible for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine?
COVID-19Common questionWho is eligible for the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine?Who the vaccine is approved for The vaccine is approved for people who are 18 years of age and older. Its safety and effectiveness in people younger than 18 years of age have not yet been established.
How long does the coronavirus live on surfaces and objects?
COVID-19Common questionHow long does the coronavirus live on surfaces and objects?• We don’t know exactly how long the virus causing COVID-19 lives on different surfaces. However, evidence suggests it can live on objects and surfaces from a few hours to days, depending on the type of surface.Oct 5, 2020
How old do you have to be to get the Astrazeneca vaccine?
COVID-19Common questionHow old do you have to be to get the Astrazeneca vaccine?The vaccine is not recommended for persons younger than 18 years of age pending the results of further studies.Sept 2, 2021
How long can the virus that causes COVID-19 survive on surfaces after being expelled from the body?
COVID-19Common questionHow long can the virus that causes COVID-19 survive on surfaces after being expelled from the body?After being expelled from the body, coronaviruses can survive on surfaces for hours to days. If a person touches the dirty surface, they may deposit the virus at the eyes, nose, or mouth where it can enter the body and cause infection.
Is AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine safe?
COVID-19Common questionIs Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine safe?AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine All COVID-19 vaccines authorized in Canada are proven safe, effective and of high quality.
Will I have to wear a face mask when traveling to Canada by air during the COVID-19 pandemic?
COVID-19Common questionSee full answerWill I have to wear a face mask when traveling to Canada by air during the COVID-19 pandemic?You must have a non-medical mask or face covering that covers your mouth and nose during your travel through Canadian airports and during your flight. Air operators must notify each passenger, and receive confirmation, that they have a face covering as early as possible during their journey. This prevents situations where passengers arrive at the airport without a non-medical mask or face covering and can be done at the online booking or online check-in, or physically at registration or, less ideally, at the check-in counter.If you don’t have a non-medical mask or face covering, you won’t be allowed to enter the restricted areas of the airport and continue with your journey.You will be asked to wear the non-medical mask or face covering:● at the security screening checkpoints● at the boarding gate● during the flight when you can’t physically distance from others
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