Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax stores

HALIFAX, N.S. -- Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at:

  • Sobeys (Mill Cove, 961 Bedford Hwy, Bedford) on Nov. 6 between 8 and 10 p.m. 
  • NSLC (Mill Cove, 955 Bedford Hwy, Bedford) on Nov. 6 between 8 and 9 p.m. 

Anyone present at these locations during the times named is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, Nov. 20.

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):
    • sore throat
    • runny nose 
    • headache
    • 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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