COVID-19 screening questions

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Organization: Correctional Service Canada

Date published: 2020-04-01

Help us prevent spread

Read this carefully.

CSC is currently taking measures to ensure your safety, the safety of our staff and offenders and limit the risk of infection.  To help us prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you to read this carefully and answer the questions below.  Please act accordingly following the screening questions.

  1. Are you feeling sick? (Examples include a new cough, headache, weakness, fever, difficulty breathing, etc.)
    Yes, No

If yes then:

Return home and contact public health. You may be required to self-isolate.

Contact your manager.

If no then:

  1. Have you travelled outside Canada in the past 14 days? 
    Yes, No
  2. Did you provide care or have close contact with a person with COVID-19 (probable or confirmed) while they were ill and you did not have appropriate PPE?
    Yes, No

If yes to one or more then:

Do not enter the building. Return home.

Contact your manager.

Reduce your risk of infection by:

  • frequently washing your hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer for at least 20 seconds
  • coughing or sneezing into your arm or tissue
  • avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands
  • avoid close contact with people who are sick to avoid spreading the illness to others.

For more information on COVID-19, please visit:

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