No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————– Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, will provide an update today, July 9, at noon. This update will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast . —————————————————————– As of today, July 9, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new […]

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Halifax Transit encourages weating masks during bus / ferry rides

**** Via Halifax Transit (Updated daily) “In support of public health recommendations, we strongly encourage our riders to wear masks when possible. To help, we’ll be handing out free masks at terminals around Halifax. Today, we’ll be at Mumford Terminal from 6:30-8:00 am – come see us & please #wearamask on transit!”

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One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————– As of today, July 8, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified on Tuesday, July 7. The new case is a Nova Scotia truck driver who travelled outside Canada as an essential worker. The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology […]

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Irving Shipbuilding Exception, Statement from Dr. Robert Strang

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Irving Shipbuilding Exception, Statement from Dr. Robert Strang —————————————————————– NOTE: The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health —————————————————————– There have been a number of questions and concerns about an exception granted by Public Health to Irving Shipbuilding for travel to the U.S. […]

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NSHA advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from​ Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from​ Toronto to Halifax ​ ​ NSHA Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight AC 626 on June 26 from Toronto to Halifax. It departed Toronto at 8:15 p.m. and landed in Halifax at 11:17 p.m. While […]

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Border Tracking Form for Non-Bubble Travellers to Nova Scotia Now Online

**** HEALTH/Wellness Media Release   Border Tracking Form for Non-Bubble Travellers to Nova Scotia Now Online ————————————————————– Travellers entering Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic Canadian bubble must fill out a tracking and self-declaration form, available at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/alerts-notices/Self-declaration-Form-Tracking-Travellers-to-Nova-Scotia.pdf Non-bubble visitors must provide an address where they will be staying and self-isolating for 14 days and a […]

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No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————– As of today, July 7, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified on Monday, July 6. The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 291 Nova Scotia tests on July 6 and is operating 24-hours. There are no licensed […]

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CAA Atlantic’s Travel Tips for the Atlantic Bubble

**** CAA Media Release With the Atlantic Bubble now open, CAA Atlantic has some tips for those hoping to hit the road again. “These are unprecedented times for travel,” says Gary Howard, Senior Vice President of Communications at CAA Atlantic. “It’s far from normal, so there are a few things to keep in mind before […]

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One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————– Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, will provide an update today, July 6, at 3 p.m. This update will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast . —————————————————————– As of today, July 6, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. One […]

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Response to COVID-19: Update on summer aquatics and water testing

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Update on summer aquatics and water testing The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ The following is an update on municipal pools, splashpads and beaches. ​ Indoor Pools Staff have reviewed the details of the new guidelines from […]

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