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COVID-19 self-assessment

If you think you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care.

Severe symptoms
If you are having difficulty breathing or experiencing other severe symptoms, call 09062010001 or 09062010002 immediately. Advise them of your symptoms and local travel history.

This information is not intended to provide medical advice. If you have medical questions, consult a health practitioner.

COVID-19 self-assessment

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Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?

  • severe difficulty breathing (for example, struggling for each breath, speaking in single words)
  • severe chest pain
  • having a very hard time waking up
  • feeling confused
  • lost consciousness

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Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms (or a combination of these symptoms)?

  • fever
  • new cough
  • difficulty breathing (for example, struggling for each breath, cannot hold breath for more than 10 seconds)

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Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms (or a combination of these symptoms)?

  • muscle aches
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • runny nose

Symptoms in young children may also be non-specific (for example, lethargy, poor feeding).

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Have you travelled to or returned from Lagos, FCT or the northern part of Nigeria in the last 14 days?

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Does someone you are in close contact with have COVID-19 (for example, someone in your household or workplace)?

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Are you in close contact with a person who is sick with respiratory symptoms (for example, fever, cough or difficulty breathing) who recently returned from Lagos, FCT or the northern part of Nigeria?

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Please call 09062010001 or 09062010002 or go directly to your nearest emergency department.

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Please seek clinical assessment for COVID-19 over the phone.

Contact either:

  • your primary care provider (for example, family doctor) for a virtual assessment
  • Kwara COVID-19 Helpline at 09062010001 or 09062010002 and to speak with a specialist

You should:

  • Only leave your home or see other people for essential reasons, and where possible seek services over the phone or online or ask for help from friends, family or neighbours.

The majority of COVID-19 illnesses are mild. A clinician can help guide whether you will require further care or potential testing in person. Let them know that you have used this self-assessment tool.

If you start to experience worsening symptoms, please visit your local emergency department. Call before you go and let them know you have used this self-assessment tool.

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Self-assessment result

It is unlikely that you have COVID-19 but you should self-isolate at home until you are symptom-free.

You should:

  • Only leave your home or see other people for essential reasons, and where possible seek services over the phone or online or ask for help from friends, family or neighbours.
  • Continue to monitor your health after your symptoms started.
  • Not call your primary care provider or the Kwara COVID-19 helpline unless your symptoms worsen or you develop new symptoms.

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It is unlikely that you have COVID-19 but you should self-isolate at home until you are symptom-free.

You should:

  • Only leave your home or see other people for essential reasons, and where possible seek services over the phone or online or ask for help from friends, family or neighbours.
  • Continue to monitor your health after your symptoms started.
  • Not call your primary care provider or the Kwara COVID-19 helpline unless your symptoms worsen or you develop new symptoms.

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It is unlikely that you have COVID-19.

Practice social distancing in order to decrease risk of COVID-19 transmission.

You should also self-isolate if you:

  • are over 70
  • are immunocompromised (for example if you have HIV/AIDS, are receiving immunosuppression therapy or treatment for cancer or have had a transplant)
  • have traveled to or returned from Lagos, FCT or the northern part of Nigeria in the last 14 days
  • have come into contact with someone with respiratory symptoms