Employee Screening Questions

Employers may use these screening questions to help assess if employees are fit for work.

Ask yourself these questions everyday before arriving at work. They will help decide if you are fit for work during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

If you answer “YES” to any of the questions below, do not report to work, contact your supervisor and complete the Alberta Covid-19 Self-Assessment Tool.  

If you answer “NO” to the questions below, you can proceed to work.

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Are you experiencing any of these symptoms?     
Fever (greater than 38 degrees Celsius), cough, difficulty breathing, sore throat, runny nose  Yes  No 
OR experiencing any of the new symptoms identified by AHS as of May 4,2020?     
Chills, painful swallowing, stuffy nose, headache, muscle or joint pain, feeling fatigued or exhaustion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, unexplained loss of appetite, loss or sense of smell or taste, or pink eye  Yes  No 
In the last 14 days have you returned from travel outside of Canada?  Yes  No 
In the last 14 days have you had close contact* with someone who is confirmed as having Covid-19?  Yes  No 


*Close contact includes providing care, living with or otherwise having close prolonged contact (within 2 meters/6 feet) while the person was ill, or contact with infectious bodily fluids (e.g. from a cough or sneeze) while not wearing recommended personal protective equipment (PPE). Important Links:

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