COVID-19 questions and concerns

Public Notice – February 18, 2021

Labrador-Grenfell Health understand the ongoing public concern regarding COVID-19.  Information is available by visiting the Labrador-Grenfell Health website or the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador website

Individuals who have questions or concerns that are unable to be resolved using these resources can also contact Labrador-Grenfell Health as follows:

Labrador-Grenfell Health will strive to provide updates within 24 hours during regular business hours. Please note that this outlet does not replace the COVID-19 online self-assessment or 8-1-1 service, nor will it coordinate testing for COVID-19.

The public is reminded that Individuals experiencing any one symptom or who have been identified by Public Health as a close contact should stay home, immediately start self-isolating and book an appointment by completing a self-assessment online at or by calling 8-1-1.

The severity of symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild to severe and are defined as:

  • Fever (including chills/sweats)
  • Cough (new or worsening)
  • Small red or purple spots on hands and/or feet
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting or diarrhea for more than 24 hours
  • Runny, stuffy or congested nose (not related to seasonal allergies or other known causes/conditions)
  • Sore throat or difficulty swallowing
  • Headache
  • Acute loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Unusual fatigue, lack of energy

Labrador-Grenfell Health continues to develop processes in line with its person-centered approach to care and communication.


Media Contact:

Amanda MacNeil

Regional Director of Communications, Labrador-Grenfell Health