COVID-19 ALBERTA HEALTH DAILY CHECKLIST 

(FOR CHILDREN UNDER 18) 

PARENTS/GUARDIANS/STAFF MUST FILL OUT THIS QUESTIONNAIRE TO DECIDE IF THE CHILD SHOULD ENTER TODAY

 Overview 

This checklist applies for all children, as well as all students who attend kindergarten through Grade 12, including high school students over 18. Children should be screened every day by completing this checklist before going to school, childcare or other activities.

Children may need a parent or guardian to assist them to complete this screening tool. 

PDF download questionnaire.

Screening Questions for Children under 18:

Question 1

If the child answered “YES”:

  • The child is required to quarantine for 14 days from the last day of exposure.
  • If the child develops any symptoms, use the AHS Online Assessment Tool or call Health Link 811 to determine if testing is recommended.

If the child answered “NO”, proceed to question 2.

Question 2

If the child answered “YES”:

  • The child is required to quarantine for 14 days from the last day of exposure.

NOTE: Individuals who previously tested positive for COVID-19 in the 90 days before being exposed to another case of COVID-19 are not required to quarantine.

If the child answered “NO”, proceed to question 3.

Question 3

3. Does the child have any new onset (or worsening) of the following core symptoms:

If the child answered “YES” to any symptom in question 3:

  • The child is to isolate for 10 days from onset of symptoms OR receive a negative COVID-19 test and feel better before returning to activities
  • Use the AHS Online Assessment Tool or call Health Link 811 to arrange for testing and to receive additional information on isolation.

If the child answered “NO” to all of the symptoms in question 3, proceed to question 4.

Question 4

4. Does the child have any new onset (or worsening) of the following other symptoms:

Attention

If the child answered “YES” to ONE symptom in question 4:


  • Keep your child home and monitor for 24 hours.
  • If their symptom is improving after 24 hours, they can return to school and activities when they feel well enough to go. Testing is not necessary.
  • If the symptom does not improve or worsens after 24 hours (or if additional symptoms emerge), use the AHS Online Assessment Tool or call Health Link 811 to check if testing is recommended.

If the child answered “YES” to TWO OR MORE symptoms in question 4:


  • Keep your child home.
  • Use the AHS Online Assessment Tool or call Health Link 811 to determine if testing is recommended.
  • Your child can return to school and activities once their symptoms go away as long as it has been at least 24 hours since their symptoms started.

If the child answered “NO” to all questions:


  • Your child may attend school, childcare and/or other activities.


Please note: If your child is experiencing any symptoms from the lists above, do not bring them to visit a continuing care or acute care facility for 10 days from when symptoms started or until symptoms resolve (whichever is longer), unless they receive a negative COVID-19 test result and feel better.

Parent/ Guardian/ Staff Information