Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Eastern Zone

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Eastern Zone.

In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.

Anyone who visited or worked at the following location on the specified dates and time periods should visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether 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 location, if you do not have any COVID-19 symptoms, you do not need to self-isolate while you await your test result. You are required to self-isolate while you await your test results if you have symptoms.

Canadian Tire (49 Sydney Port Access Rd., Sydney) on:
June 22 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
June 24 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
June 25 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
June 28 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
June 30 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
July 2 between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus at this location on these dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, July 16.

Please note:
Do not go directly to a COVID-19 assessment centre without being directed to do so. Please book an appointment online or call 811 and do not go to a pop-up rapid testing location.

Nova Scotians also have the option to access their results online at c19results.nshealth.ca/. To be eligible to receive results online, by email or by auto call, you need to bring a provincial health card or student ID to your testing appointment. It can take up to 72 hours to receive or access test results. It is not unusual for two or more family members to be tested at the same time and receive results at different times.

Currently, anyone who is traveling into Nova Scotia from outside of Atlantic Canada must follow self-isolation instructions based on vaccination status. View details at: https://novascotia.ca/reopening-plan/phase-three/

When Nova Scotia Health Public Health makes a public notification it is in now way a reflection on the behaviour or activities of those named in the notification.

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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