Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various HRM locations

Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following locations:

- Real Fake Meats (2278 Gottingen St., Halifax) on Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 5 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, Nov. 14.

- Antojo Tacos and Tequila (1667 Argyle St., Halifax) on Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 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, Nov. 14.

- MEC (1550 Granville St., Halifax) on Nov. 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 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, Nov. 18.

- Aerobics First (6166 Quinpool Rd., Halifax) on Nov. 7 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 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, Nov. 21.

- Pet Valu (5686 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax) on Nov. 9 from 5:30 pm to 6:30pm. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Nov. 23.

- East Preston Recreation Centre – Gym/Basketball Court (24 Brooks Drive, East Preston) on Nov. 9 from 8:30 p.m. to 11 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, Nov. 23.

Anyone present at any of these locations during the time named is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

Visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to do a self-assessment if in the past 48 hours you have had or you are currently experiencing:
- fever or cough (new or worsening)
OR
- two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):
o sore throat
o runny nose
o headache
o shortness of breath

You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

Please remember:
- To 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.

Currently, anyone travelling to Nova Scotia from outside of the Atlantic Provinces is expected to self-isolate alone for 14 days after arriving. Effective Nov. 9, if a person travelling for non-essential reasons enters Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada, then everyone in the home where they are self-isolating will have to self-isolate as well.

When Nova Scotia Health Public Health makes a public notification it is not in any 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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