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COVID-19 is an infectious disease that spreads easily. Vaccination is the most effective way of avoiding serious illness or death due to the disease. Vaccination also helps reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community. It is therefore important that a lot of people choose to get vaccinated.
A test is needed to find out whether you have COVID-19. The test is done using a sample you provide. Get tested if you have symptoms.
COVID-19 is caused by a virus. Most people who get COVID-19 feel like they have a cold. Some people get very sick and need hospital care.
Here are some tips you can follow if you have COVID-19. You can use this advice if you are able to stay at home and do not need hospital care.
Contact a healthcare provider if you get sicker.
This means that you have Covid-19.
Under the communicable diseases act, you are required to protect others from being infected with Covid-19.
If you have reached the age of 12 years, you will soon be able to get vaccinated against COVID19. The vaccine protects you from becoming seriously ill, and reduces the risk of you spreading the infection to others. Even if you have previously had COVID19 and have developed antibodies, it is still recommended that you get vaccinated. Vaccination against COVID-19 is voluntary and free of charge.