Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth supermarket

The Covid Chronicle

**** NSHA Media Release

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth supermarket
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Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of COVID exposure at Atlantic Superstore (650 Portland Street in Dartmouth) on Dec. 21 between 12 noon and 2 p.m and on Dec. 23 between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Anyone present at this location during the above time period is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus at this location may develop symptoms up to, and including, Jan. 6, 2021.
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If you have worked or visited Atlantic Superstore on the dates and times indicated, you are asked to immediately visit​ https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en​ to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not you 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.​ If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result.
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Please remember:
Visit​ https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en​ to do a self-assessment if you have had or you are currently experiencing:
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ fever or cough (new or worsening)
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·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ sore throat
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ runny nose
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ headache
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ shortness of breath
Please do not go directly to a COVID-19 assessment centre without being directed to do so and do not go to a pop-up rapid testing location.
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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.
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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.
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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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