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Mississauga Medical Arts

Medical Clinic and Wellness

Physicians and Allied Health

 

COVID TEST (PCR) available with or without assessment: call 905 288 5900 to book a test or assessment

 

COVID TESTING AVAILABLE FOR SYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS:  NO TESTING FOR TRAVEL

Fever and/or chills

New onset of cough or worsening chronic cough

Shortness of breath

Decrease or loss of sense of taste or smell

If adult >18 years of age: unexplained fatigue/lethargy/malaise/muscle aches(myalgias)

If child <18 years of age: nausea/vomiting, diarrhea

IF High risk contact develops symptoms from the list below - self-isolation and testing suggested

Other symptoms of COVID-19 include:
• Sore throat (painful swallowing or difficulty swallowing)
o Not related to other known causes or conditions (e.g., post nasal drip,
gastroesophageal reflux)
• Rhinorrhea (runny nose)
o Not related to other known causes or conditions (e.g., returning inside from the cold,chronic sinusitis unchanged from baseline)
• Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
o Not related to other known causes or conditions (e.g., seasonal allergies)
• Abdominal pain that is persistent or ongoing
o Not related to other known causes or conditions (e.g., menstrual cramps,
gastroesophageal reflux disease)
• Headache that is new and persistent, unusual, unexplained, or long-lasting
o Not related to other known causes or conditions (e.g., tension-type headaches, chronic migraines, receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in the last 48 hours)
• Conjunctivitis (pink eye) Not related to other known causes or conditions (e.g., blepharitis, recurrent styes)
• Decreased or lack of appetite
o For young children and not related to other known causes or conditions (e.g., anxiety,constipation)

 

For individuals who are not high-risk contacts, the period of communicability is 48 hours prior to the onset of any symptom. For these individuals, the period of self-isolation is 10 days from the development of any COVID-19 specific symptom or until they receive a negative test result and
symptoms have been resolving for 24 hours if they are fully vaccinated or previously positive. If they are experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms   (nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain),
symptoms need to be resolving for at least 48 hours.

Should you get tested for COVID-19 ? - Take the self assessment

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