​Public Health Order - Health FAQs​

Yes. Spending time outside improves mood and wellbeing, and is particularly beneficial to children. You can go for walks, go to the park, and engage in other similar activities, but should maintain social distance (i.e. be more than 6 feet away from persons who are not part of your household) when on walks and in parks to avoid spread of the virus.  

Unless you are experiencing a medical emergency, call your doctor, nurse hotline, or urgent care center first before going to the hospital.

Call 911 or go to an emergency room if you are experiencing a medical emergency.  

Yes. Healthcare/dental providers and hospitals may schedule appointments for care that was considered non-urgent when the Public Health Order was first issued. 

This includes elective procedures, preventive services such as immunizations and other care for chronic conditions.​