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Potential COVID-19 Exposures In Western and Central Zones – Isolation Required For One Location

From Nova Scotia Health, Public Health:

Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on the specified date and time should visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access, or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

For the following locations, if you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result, as are the other members of your household.

· Winners – Mic Mac Mall (21 Micmac Blvd., Dartmouth) on June 15 between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 29.

· YMCA Lunenburg County, EXCLUDES Childcare Centre (75 High Street, Bridgewater) on:
o June 16 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
o June 17 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
o June 18 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, July 2.

Regardless of whether or not you have COVID-19 symptoms, those present at the following location on the named dates and times for at least 15 minutes are required to self-isolate while waiting for their test results. If you get a negative result, you do not need to keep self-isolating, however, you are asked to get retested 6-8 days and 12-14 days after this exposure. If you get a positive result, you will be contacted by Public Health about what to do next.

*Exception*: If patrons present at this location, at this time, have completed their series of vaccines, and their last dose was two weeks prior to the exposure, they do not need to isolate pending their results, given they are asymptomatic.

· YMCA Lunenburg County, Main Floor Fitness Centre ONLY (75 High Street, Bridgewater) on:
o June 16 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
o June 17 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
o June 18 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, July 2.

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