Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and one flight.

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and one flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.  
 
Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on the specified dates and times should visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access, or if you have other symptoms that concern you. 
 
If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result, as are the other members of your household.
 
• Meltwich Food Co. (325 Prince Street, Sydney) on May 15 between 4:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 29.
 
  • McDonalds (417 Welton Street, Sydney) on: 
    • May 13 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 
    • May 15 between 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 
    • CORRECTION to time* May 15 between 3:30 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (May 16)
It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30.
 
• McDonalds (3486 Kempt Road, Halifax) on May 15 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 29.
 
• Costco (230 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax) on May 16 between 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30.
 
• Kent Building Supplies (225 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax) on May 16 between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30.
 
• Home Depot (368 Lacewood Drive, Halifax) on May 17 between 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 31.
 
• Walmart (Dartmouth Crossing, 90 Lamont Terrace, Dartmouth) on May 12 between 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 26.
 
• Giant Tiger (114 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth) on May 16 between 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30.
 
• No Frills (118 Wyse Road, Dartmouth) on May 16 between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30.
 
• Loblaws Pharmacy Vaccine Clinic, Atlantic Superstore (745 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville) on May 12 between 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 26.
 
• CORRECTION to time* Atlantic Superstore (745 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville) on May 12 between 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 26.
 
• Halifax Stanfield International Airport – from Domestic Check-in to Security (747 Bell Boulevard, Goffs) on May 16 between 2:15 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30.
 
Regardless of whether or not you have COVID-19 symptoms, any passengers who were on the following transit routes for at least 15 minutes on the named dates and times are required to self-isolate while waiting for their test result. If you get a negative result, you do not need to keep self-isolating. If you get a positive result, you will be contacted by Public Health about what to do next.
 
• Halifax Transit Route #90 (Larry Uteck), which runs from Water Street Terminal to the corner of Gary Martin Drive and Hammonds Plains Road, on May 16 between 3:00 p.m. and 3:35 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30. 
 
• Halifax Transit Route #90 (Larry Uteck), which runs from the corner of Gary Martin Drive and Hammonds Plains Road to Water Street Terminal, on May 16 between 10:55 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 30. 
 
• Halifax Transit Route #90 (Larry Uteck), which runs from Water Street Terminal to the corner of Gary Martin Drive and Hammonds Plains Road, on May 17 between 3:00 p.m. and 3:40 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 31. 
 
• Halifax Transit Route #90 (Larry Uteck), which runs from the corner of Gary Martin Drive and Hammonds Plains Road to Water Street Terminal, on May 17 between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 31. 
 
• Halifax Transit Route #90 (Larry Uteck), which runs from Water Street Terminal to the corner of Gary Martin Drive and Hammonds Plains Road, on May 18 between 3:00 p.m. and 3:35 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 1. 
 
• Halifax Transit Route #4 (Universities), which runs from the corner of Lemarchant Street and University Avenue to Lacewood Terminal, on May 18 between 7:45 a.m. and 8:10 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 1. 
 
Anyone who was on the following flights in the specified rows and seats should visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en 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. All other passengers on these flights should continue to self-isolate as required and monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
 
• Air Canada 604 travelling on May 15 from Toronto (8:15 a.m.) to Halifax (11:15 a.m.). Passengers in rows 18 – 24, seats A, C and D. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, May 29.
 
Please Note: Those being tested are encouraged to sign up for email notification of negative test results. To be eligible, you need to bring a provincial health card with you to your testing appointment. It can take up to 72 hours to receive 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. 
 
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.
 
Currently, anyone who traveled outside of Nova Scotia is expected to self-isolate alone for 14 days after arriving. If a person returning from non-essential travel outside of Nova Scotia is unable to isolate alone, then everyone in the home where they are 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