Service Canada is ready to support Canadians affected by COVID-19 and placed in quarantine. Service Canada will waive the one-week waiting period for EI sickness benefits and has establish a new dedicated toll-free phone number.
More information is posted here.
Contact the new dedicated toll-free phone number; do not visit or enter any Service Canada office if you are experiencing symptoms such as cough, fever, difficulty breathing or you are in self-isolation or quarantine. As an alternative, you may access our services online or by calling 1 800 O-Canada.