Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at 4 locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.
Out of an abundance of caution and given the current testing capacity available, anyone who worked or visited the following locations on the specified dates and times is asked to immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you. Please read carefully the locations and specific self-isolation advice below. Regardless of whether or not you have COVID-19 symptoms, those present at the following locations on the named dates and times are required to self-isolate while waiting for their test result:
Pete’s Frootique Sunnyside Mall (1595 Bedford Hwy, Bedford) on Dec. 23 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Walmart Bedford Commons – photo kiosk area (141 Damascus Rd, Bedford) on Dec. 23 between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, those present at the following locations on the named dates and times are required to self-isolate while waiting for their test result. If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19, you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result.
Walmart Bedford Commons – rest of store (141 Damascus Rd, Bedford) on Dec. 23 between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Michael’s Bedford Commons (161 Damascus Rd, Bedford) on Dec. 23 between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Sobey’s Tacoma Drive (60 Tacoma Dr, Dartmouth) on Dec. 23 between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including Jan. 6.
Source: Release #notw