Information About Coronavirus
Easy read, social stories and lists of emergency services to help everyone stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic
* Published on April 16, 2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new type of illness. It is related to the common cold virus. There are now a number of people in Canada who have it.
Those affected by COVID-19 may have symptoms that are mild or severe, similar to a cold or flu. These symptoms include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. They can also experience nausea and diarrhea. Some people with COVID-19 may not have any symptoms.
Because this is now affecting people in Canada and there has been lots of discussion in the news about it, we have created easy-to-read information about Coronavirus for you to use.
For more information about COVID-19 or if you are experiencing any of the symptoms, call:
Toronto Public Health Hotline : 416-338-7600
Telehealth Ontario: +1 866-797-0000
For up-to-date information about the Ontario government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit covid-19.ontario.ca