Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Northern Zone and 2 separate flights

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Northern Zone and two flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Public Health is currently in the process of contacting all businesses listed below.

Anyone present at the following locations on the specified date and time is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Walmart (140 Wade Rd, Truro) on Nov. 28 between 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 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, Dec. 12.
  • Foodland (2295 Nova Scotia Trunk 2, Milford) on Nov. 28 between 2:00 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, Dec. 12.

Anyone who was on the following flights in the specified rows/seats is asked to continue to self-isolate and immediately visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

  • West Jet flight 232 traveling from Calgary (9:30 a.m.) to Halifax (5:40 p.m.) on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Passengers in rows 1-9 in all seats are asked to continue to self-isolate and immediately visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a test regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as required and self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Swoop Flight WO408 traveling from Toronto to Halifax on Friday, Nov 27. Passengers in rows 12-18 in seats A, B, C, D are asked to continue to self-isolate and immediately visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a test regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as required and self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

Please remember:

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

Currently, anyone travelling to Nova Scotia from outside of the Atlantic Provinces is expected to self-isolate alone for 14 days after arriving. 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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