Well being unit advises of potential COVID publicity websites

Passengers on two flights landing in Halifax, one from Toronto and the other from Calgary, are asked to continue self-isolating, while some passengers are asked to get tested, whether or not they have symptoms

PRESS RELEASE
NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH
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Nova Scotia Health Public Health advises of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Northern Zone and on two flights. In addition to the media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here. Public Health is currently in the process of contacting all of the companies listed below.

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

  • Walmart (140 Wade Rd, Truro) on November 28th between 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus in the named location in that location can develop symptoms up to and including December 12th.
  • Foodland (2295 Nova Scotia Trunk 2, Milford) on November 28 between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus in this location at that time will be able to develop symptoms up to and including December 12th.

Anyone who has been in the specified rows / seats on the following flights are asked to continue self-isolating and immediately visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a COVID-19 test, regardless whether or not he has 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, flying from Calgary (9:30 a.m.) to Halifax (5:40 p.m.) Tuesday, November 24th. Passengers in rows 1-9 in all seats are asked to continue to self-isolate and visit covid- immediately. 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 necessary and monitor themselves for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Swoop flight WO408, flying from Toronto to Halifax on Friday November 27th. Passengers in rows 12 to 18 in seats A, B, C, D are asked to continue to self-isolate and visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ immediately. book a test whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as necessary and monitor themselves for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

Please do not forget to:

Do not go straight to a COVID-19 assessment center without being prompted to do so. Please book an appointment online and don’t go to a quick pop-up site.

Currently, anyone traveling to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic provinces is expected to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving. If a person who is traveling for non-essential reasons enters Nova Scotia from outside of Atlantic Canada, everyone in the house where they are self-isolating must also self-isolate.

When Nova Scotia Health Public Health makes a public notice, it is in no way a reflection of the behavior or activities of anyone named in the notice.

All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and to follow public health guidelines for access to care. Current information on COVID-19 can be found at novascotia.ca/coronaviru

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