NSHA advising potential COVID-19 exposures at locations in Antigonish and New Glasgow

NSHA Public Health is advising of potential public exposures to COVID-19:
  • March 11 – Highland Eye Care at 193 Dalhousie Street, New Glasgow
  • March 12 – Charles V. Keating Centre at 1100 Convocation Blvd., Antigonish (event was Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League (NSMBHL) Provincials)

People who were present at those locations on the specified dates are asked to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. 

“People who may have been exposed on these dates are just past the 14-day period where they should self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. If you were at those locations and you have developed any symptoms of COVID-19 since then, please call 811. This will help us to identify any connected cases and will aid our containment efforts,” said Dr. Daniela Kempkens, Regional Medical Officer of Health.  
 
COVID-19 symptoms include:
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Pneumonia
If you have COVID-19 symptoms:
  • Take the COVID-19 online self-assessment questionnaire to determine if you need to call 811. 
  • If needed, call 811 for assessment. 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.
All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and are urged to follow Public Health guidelines on how to access care. Up to date information about COVID-19 is available at novascotia.ca/coronavirus
 
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