Know your risk and get assessed
To learn more speak to your health care practitioner
Who should get this treatment?
- Use Ontario’s antiviral screener tool to help determine if you should be assessed for treatment.
- Paxlovid is an antiviral medication taken by mouth at home. Treatment must begin within five days of the start of symptoms.
- Read the Paxlovid handout (information in 29 languages).
Your risk of serious illness is determined based on a combination of your health, age, and vaccination status, based on an assessment from a health care provider.
Your primary care provider or another health care provider can tell you if you are at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19.
Click here to find out How to get antiviral treatment.