NSHA: Potential COVID-19 exposure on playground

CORRECTION: Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure at Chebucto Road HRM Park, not Maritime Muslim Academy. More: https://haligonia.ca/correction-nova-scotia-health-advising-of-potential-covid-19-exposure-at-chebucto-road-hrm-park-not-maritime-muslim-academy-276934/


Nova Scotia Health is advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on July 31, 2020 between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Maritime Muslim Academy playground, 6225 Chebucto Road, Halifax, N.S.
The advisory is related to an individual(s) who may have been asymptomatic before or experienced mild symptoms that had previously gone unnoticed. The advisory is being issued out of an abundance of caution.
In addition, Nova Scotia Health is directly contacting anyone else known to be a close contact of the person(s) confirmed to have COVID-19. 
It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on July 31 between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. may develop symptoms up to and including August 16, 2020.
Individuals at this location during this period should self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. 
COVID-19 symptoms include: 

  • Fever (chills, sweats, etc.)
  • Cough (new or worsening)
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose
  • Hoarse voice
  • Diarrhea
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Red, purple or blueish lesions, on the feet, toes or fingers without clear cause

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms:
Call 811 for assessment and identify that you were at this location. Please self-isolate until you receive 811 advice on next steps.Do not go directly to a COVID-19 assessment centre without being directed to do so by 811.
When Nova Scotia Health makes a public notification it is not in any way a reflection on the behavior or activities of those named in the notification. 
Anyone travelling to Nova Scotia from outside of the Atlantic Provinces is expected to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving. Full details on travelling to Nova Scotia are available atnovascotia.ca/coronavirus

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