Potential exposures to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Northern Zones and on three flights

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Potential exposures to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Northern Zones and on three flights
Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposures to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Northern Zones and on three flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.
As Nova Scotia moves into a stage of living with COVID-19 as we go about our daily activities, there will be changes in how Public Health communicates COVID-19 public exposures. We will no longer be issuing exposures based on the risk levels of low, moderate, or high. We will be issuing COVID precaution notifications and COVID exposure notifications, where your self-isolation and testing requirements will be based on your vaccination status. You can find this information in this table.
COVID PRECAUTION NOTIFICATION (there has been a potential exposure of minimal risk to the public)
If you were present at the following locations on the named dates and times, you are required to follow the instructions in this table for a COVID-19 Precaution Notification based on your vaccination status.
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ East Side Mario’s (186 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax) on November 27 between 6:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, December 11.
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Boston Pizza (689 Westville Road, New Glasgow) on November 26 between 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, December 10.
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Pictou County Wellness Centre (2 – 2756 Westville Road, New Glasgow) on November 28 between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, December 12.
COVID EXPOSURE NOTIFICATION (the public has had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19)
If you were on the following flights in the specified rows and seats or present at the following location on the named dates and times, you are required to follow the instructions in this table for a COVID-19 Exposure Notification based on your vaccination status.
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Revolution Fitness (112 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth) on November 27 between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, December 11.
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Air Canada 8119 travelling on Nov. 23 from St. John’s (9:09 a.m.) to Halifax (10:41 a.m.). Passengers in rows 4 to 10, seats C, D and F. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, December 7.
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Air Canada 620 travelling on November 25 from Toronto (6:14 p.m.) to Halifax (9:12 p.m.). Passengers in rows 2 to 15, seats C, D, E and F.​ It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, December 9.
·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ WestJet 254 travelling on November 27 from Toronto (10:29 p.m.) to Halifax (1:26 a.m. on November 28). Passengers in rows 9 to 15, seats C, D, E and F.​ It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, December 12.
For those for whom testing is recommended or required, please book your COVID-19 test at https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en or call 811 if you don’t have online access, or if you have other symptoms that concern you. When booking your test online, please select the reason for testing as: I was at one of the exposure sites at the date and time identified in a recent Public Health public service announcement or letter where testing was recommended. Please get tested at a COVID-19 testing centre or public health mobile unit; do not go to a pop-up rapid testing location.
Anyone who is travelling within Canada into Nova Scotia must follow the provincial travel regulations based on vaccination status. View details at: https://novascotia.ca/reopening-plan/phase-five/
Anyone who is traveling from outside of Canada into Nova Scotia must follow the federal travel regulations based on vaccination status. View details at: https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid#f
If you are not fully vaccinated, please visit https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/book-your-vaccination-appointment/ or call 1-833-797-7772.
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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