Nova Scotia Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach will be offering drop-in clinics in Oxford, Scotsburn and Tatamagouhe next week to help support vaccine accessibility for residents and nearby community members.
On May 12, 2021, an outbreak of COVID-19 was declared after a second inpatient in a non-COVID unit at the QEII Health Sciences Centre's Halifax Infirmary site tested positive for COVID-19. Subsequent testing found that 19 other patients on the same unit were also positive for COVID-19. The last positive result was recorded May 25. The outbreak was declared over on June 22 when two incubation periods had passed with no new cases.