The Covid Chronicle

Eight New Cases of COVID-19

Eight New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eight New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Eight new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 10. ​ There are two case are in Western Zone. One case is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and the other is under investigation. ​ There are also six cases in ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Marine Atlantic crossings

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Marine Atlantic crossings

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Marine Atlantic crossings Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Marine Atlantic ferry crossings. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following Marine Atlantic ferry crossings are asked ...
Nova Scotians 65 to 69 Now Eligible to Book COVID-19 Vaccine

Nova Scotians 65 to 69 Now Eligible to Book COVID-19 Vaccine

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotians 65 to 69 Now Eligible to Book COVID-19 Vaccine ——————————————————— Anyone 65 years of age and older can now book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Starting today, April 9, people can book appointments at community clinics and participating pharmacy and primary care clinics that offer the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 9. One case is in Northern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. There is also one case in Central Zone and it ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and one location in Western Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and one location in Western Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and one location in Western Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone and one location in the Western Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified

Five New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified —————————————————————- Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 8. Three cases are in Central Zone and are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required. There are also two cases in Eastern ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————- Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 7. The two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person has been self-isolating, as required. The other is a close contact of a ...
THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO PRESENTS “THE SPIRIT OF NOVA SCOTIA VIRTUAL WORLD TOUR 2021”

THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO PRESENTS “THE SPIRIT OF NOVA SCOTIA VIRTUAL WORLD TOUR 2021”

**** THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL Tattoo Release  THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO PRESENTS “THE SPIRIT OF NOVA SCOTIA VIRTUAL WORLD TOUR 2021” The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo will tour the world virtually this summer presenting a series of geo-gated online shows in select territories across the globe. The Tattoo will partner with ...
Hal-Con Update: 2021 Plans

Hal-Con Update: 2021 Plans

**** Hal-Con Release Hal-Con Update: 2021 Plans Happy Spring, Hal-Con fans! As we enter this next stage of 2021, we want to share our plans for the rest of the year. We share the hope felt by many Nova Scotians that the coming months will continue to see low COVID case numbers, limited community spread, ...
Public Health Mobile Units on the road this week for community-based testing

Public Health Mobile Units on the road this week for community-based testing

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Units on the road this week for community-based testing Public Health’s Mobile Units will offer community-based testing this coming week in various locations across Nova Scotia. ​ In an effort to keep COVID-19 under control in Nova Scotia, Public Health’s mobile units are able to provide easier access ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Calgary to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Calgary to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Calgary to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a West Jet flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
Newfoundland and Labrador Border Opening, Other Restrictions Eased

Newfoundland and Labrador Border Opening, Other Restrictions Eased

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Newfoundland and Labrador Border Opening, Other Restrictions Eased —————————————————————- Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, April 6, that the Newfoundland and Labrador border is opening and some other restrictions are being eased effective 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 7. “While we continue ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

Six New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified —————————————————————- Six new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 6. Five cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person has been self-isolating, as required. Three are close contacts of ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————- Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 5. ​ The three cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. One is a close contact of a previously reported case. One is under investigation. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Metro Transit Bus #8

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Metro Transit Bus #8

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Metro Transit Bus #8 Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a Metro Transit Bus in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ Anyone who travelled on Bus #8 on the specified ...
Seven New Cases of COVID-19

Seven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seven New Cases of COVID-19 ———————————————————— Seven new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 4. ​ Three cases are in Central Zone. Two are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The other is a close contact of a previously reported case. ​ Three cases are ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who was on ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Four new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 3. ​ Two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. The other is a close contact of a previously ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on ...
Nine New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Nine New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nine New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed ————————————————————– Nine new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 2. ​ Five cases are in Western Zone and four cases are in Central Zone. Five of the nine are a group of international travellers. The remaining are ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19 ——————————————————— Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 1. ​ Two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. The other is a close contact of a previously ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified

Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified ———————————————————– Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 31. ​ One case is in Central Zone and the other case is in Western Zone. Both cases are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The people ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Still Available Next Week

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Still Available Next Week

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Still Available Next Week ————————————————————– There are still appointments available next week at vaccine clinics for Nova Scotians who are 75 and older. They are offering Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. People can book these appointments now. Appointments are available at some community clinics or participating pharmacies in the ...
Did you know that children and youth can get a gargle test at all NSHA COVID testing centres and our mobile units?

Did you know that children and youth can get a gargle test at all NSHA COVID testing centres and our mobile units?

**** NSHA Media Release Did you know that children and youth can get a gargle test at all NSHA COVID testing centres and our mobile units? Children or youth between the ages of 4 and 18 years old may be able to have the gargle test if able to: — swish salty water in the ...
Government Continues to Make Virtual Care an Option

Government Continues to Make Virtual Care an Option

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS-Media Release Government Continues to Make Virtual Care an Option —————————————————————- The government is continuing to make virtual care options, such as telephone and videoconferencing, available for health professionals to connect with patients. ​ Physicians and regulated health professionals, including nurses, pharmacists, dentists, optometrists and others can continue to offer publicly funded services virtually ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 30. ​ One case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case. Another case is in Northern Zone and is currently under investigation. The other case ...
First Purpose-built COVID-19 Compliant Courthouse Opens

First Purpose-built COVID-19 Compliant Courthouse Opens

**** Justice Media Release First Purpose-built COVID-19 Compliant Courthouse Opens Trials at the first criminal jury courthouse in Atlantic Canada built to be COVID-19 compliant will begin on Wednesday, March 31, in Dartmouth. The facility on Mellor Avenue has two courtrooms with partitioned jury boxes and space for lawyers, defendants, witnesses and court staff to ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and two locations in Northern Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and two locations in Northern Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and two locations in Northern Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone and two locations in the Northern Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications ...
No New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

No New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified —————————————————————- No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 29. ​ Three new UK variant cases have been identified in the province, none of which are connected to Kings Wharf. Two are in Central Zone and are ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS- Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19 ——————————————————————————————————————— Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 27. ​ The cases are all in the Central Zone. All are close contacts of previously reported cases, including one probable case identified yesterday, March 26, at Sackville Heights Junior High in ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; Nova Scotians Ages 75 to 79 Eligible

COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; Nova Scotians Ages 75 to 79 Eligible

**** HEALTH/Wellness Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; Nova Scotians Ages 75 to 79 Eligible ————————————————————– Anyone 75 years of age and older can book their COVID-19 vaccine as of today, March 26. Most community clinics and participating pharmacies for this age group have available appointments. More appointments will be added to new and existing ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19, One Probable Case of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19, One Probable Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS- Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19, One Probable Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Five new cases of COVID-19, as well as a probable case of COVID-19 connected to Sackville Heights Junior High School, are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 26. ​ The cases are in Central Zone. Two of the cases ...
Public Health Mobile Unit in Sackville and surrounding communities this weekend

Public Health Mobile Unit in Sackville and surrounding communities this weekend

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Unit in Sackville and surrounding communities this weekend In response to the recently announced case of COVID-19 in the Sackville area, Public Health’s mobile unit will be in Sackville on Friday, March 26 to Sunday, March 28 for community-based COVID-19 testing.​ Drop-in* or pre-booked community testing will be ...
New Brunswick Travel Caution

New Brunswick Travel Caution

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Brunswick Travel Caution ——————————————————————————— Nova Scotians are requested to avoid non-essential travel to the city of Edmundston and surrounding communities in New Brunswick as a result of increased cases of COVID-19 in that area. There is no change in Nova Scotia’s New Brunswick border policy at this time. People coming ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and Western Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and Western Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and Western Zone Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone and one location in the Western Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Three new cases of COVID-19, as well as a case connected to Millwood High School, are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 25. ​ One case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19 ———————————————————- Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 24. ​ The cases are in Central Zone. Three of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. The other two cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people ...
One New Case of COVID-19  / Update on Nova Scotia’s Immunization Plan

One New Case of COVID-19 / Update on Nova Scotia’s Immunization Plan

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————- One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 23. ​ The case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. As of today, Nova Scotia has 21 active cases of ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 22.​The cases are in Central Zone and are all close contacts of previously reported cases.​“We should be proud that the number of new cases remains in the single digits, but we cannot become complacent,” ...
Transport Canada’s Drone Strategy to 2025

Transport Canada’s Drone Strategy to 2025

**** Info via Transport Canada Transport Canada’s Drone Strategy to 2025 Drones are a new generation of aircraft in a growing part of the aviation industry. As drones become more commonplace, it has become clear they are a game-changing technology not only within the transportation network but for society at large. Drones are modernizing the ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on ...
Plans for Air Show Atlantic 2021 continue: Drive-In Concept

Plans for Air Show Atlantic 2021 continue: Drive-In Concept

**** Airshow Atlantic Release Plans for Air Show Atlantic 2021 continue… We are adapting the design of the show to keep everyone safe. We will do everything we can to present the best air show possible in these extraordinary times. Our re-invention of the Show to be COVID-19 safe will continue to adapt to the fast-changing environment ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Six new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 21.​Four of the cases are in Central Zone. Three of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and the other case is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations in the Central Zone. I n addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 20.The cases are in Central Zone. One of the cases is a close contact of a previously reported case. The other case is under investigation.“Today is the first day of spring, case numbers continue ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at a location in Central Zone – Mount Uniacke Pub and Eatery (updated)

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at a location in Central Zone – Mount Uniacke Pub and Eatery (updated)

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at a location in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 in the Central Zone. Regardless of whether you have COVID-19 symptoms, those present at the following location on the named dates and times are required to self-isolate while waiting for ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; More Pharmacies Offer Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; More Pharmacies Offer Vaccine

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; More Pharmacies Offer Vaccine Anyone 80 and older and born between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, can start to book their COVID-19 vaccine as of 7 a.m. on Monday, March 22.In addition to the community clinic appointments being made available next week, 2,600 appointments will also open ...
New Brunswick Border Opening, Remaining Restrictions Lifted

New Brunswick Border Opening, Remaining Restrictions Lifted

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Brunswick Border Opening, Remaining Restrictions Lifted—————————————————————-Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, March 19, that the New Brunswick border is opening and remaining restrictions in parts of Halifax Regional Municipality and surrounding communities will be lifted. Both changes are effective at ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; More Pharmacies Offer Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; More Pharmacies Offer Vaccine

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; More Pharmacies Offer Vaccine Anyone 80 and older and born between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, can start to book their COVID-19 vaccine as of 7 a.m. on Monday, March 22.In addition to the community clinic appointments being made available next week, 2,600 appointments will also open ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Three New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed————————————————————–Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 19.The cases are in Central Zone and are all close contacts of previously reported cases.As of today, Nova Scotia has 17 active cases of COVID-19.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone, Public Health Mobile Unit offering COVID-19 testing in Mount Uniacke

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone, Public Health Mobile Unit offering COVID-19 testing in Mount Uniacke

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone, Public Health Mobile Unit offering COVID-19 testing in Mount Uniacke ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 in the Central Zone. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on the specified dates ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; AstraZeneca Clinics Open to People Age 60 to 62

COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; AstraZeneca Clinics Open to People Age 60 to 62

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS- Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; AstraZeneca Clinics Open to People Age 60 to 62—————————————————————Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccination program has expanded for those eligible to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine to include people 60 to 62 years of age.Booking opened March 16 for those age 63 and 64 at one of 25 pharmacies and ...
Funding for Online Performances by Nova Scotians

Funding for Online Performances by Nova Scotians

**** CULTURE/HERITAGE- Media Release Funding for Online Performances by Nova Scotians—————————————————————-To help the performing arts sector adapt to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and the restrictions that are keeping people safe, the province is investing $150,000 in Light House Go!, a new on-demand streaming service dedicated to providing Nova Scotia content.​ ​“This funding will help ...
Nova Scotia Reports One Death, Three New Cases of COVID-19

Nova Scotia Reports One Death, Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS- Media Release Nova Scotia Reports One Death, Three New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Today, March 18, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A woman over 80 has died in Central Zone.“On behalf of all Nova Scotians, I extend my condolences to the family and loved ones of this individual,” said Premier Iain ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following location on ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 17.The first case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.The other case is in Western Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is ...
COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinics

COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinics

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS- Media Release COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinics—————————————————————-A key part of Nova Scotia’s vaccine delivery model will start in early April when public health mobile units start vaccinating at homeless shelters in Halifax.The province has already launched clinics for health-care workers, long-term care and in the community and starting March 20, clinics in pharmacies and ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

**** HEALTH/Wellness Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified—————————————————————-Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 16.The cases are in Central Zone. One of the cases is a close contact of a previously reported case. The other case is under investigation.The National Microbiology Lab confirmed four ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following location on ...
Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act ​ Halifax Regional Police issued four summary offence tickets for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act over the weekend. ​ On Friday, March 12th at approximately 11:03 p.m. police responded to a report of ...
No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia

No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia

**** HEALTH/Wellness Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 15.“As we reflect on the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, we can be proud of our efforts to slow the spread of the virus,” said Premier Iain Rankin. “This year has been ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 14.The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.The case reported in Central Zone yesterday, March 13, that was under investigation has been ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Montreal to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Montreal to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Montreal to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 13.Three of the cases are in Western Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases. Two of the cases are in Central Zone; one is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and is ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at location in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at location in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at location in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at a location in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who visited the following location on the specified date and ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded

COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded—————————————————————-Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccination program has now expanded to include anyone who is 80 and older and born in May, June, July or August.People aged 80 and older and born between May 1 and Aug. 31 can now book an appointment at a community clinic.The following groups are ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————-One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 12.The case is in Eastern Zone and is currently under investigation.As of today, Nova Scotia has 17 active cases of COVID-19.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,681 Nova Scotia tests on March 11.There were ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19———————————————————No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 11.“Our case numbers have been very promising over these past few days, but let’s not become complacent,” said Premier Iain Rankin. “We want to keep up the good work and continue to follow all ...
Today has been designated as National Day of Observance for COVID-19

Today has been designated as National Day of Observance for COVID-19

**** Info via HRFE Today has been designated as National Day of Observance for COVID-19, to commemorate the people who lost their lives and the significant impacts we have all felt because of COVID-19. Flags have been lowered to half-mast. #NationalDayofObservance . **** Info via EHS On this National Day of Observance for #COVID19, EHS ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone As part of an ongoing investigation, Nova Scotia Health Public Health is asking anyone who was present at the following locations in Central Zone to get tested immediately. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————-One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 10.The case is in Western Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.“Again, our case count is remaining low – no cases Monday, five cases yesterday and ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a West Jet flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
COVID scams can look convincing, RCMP warns

COVID scams can look convincing, RCMP warns

**** RCMP Media Release COVID scams can look convincing, RCMP warns Canadians should use extra caution to avoid becoming the victim of a COVID scam. Jeff Thomson, a senior RCMP intelligence analyst with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), says phishing scams have been very common. He says Canadians have received thousands of emails and texts ...
What are “cappers” and why do parents need to know?

What are “cappers” and why do parents need to know?

**** Info via cybertips.ca What are “cappers” and why do parents need to know? With kids spending more time online during COVID-19, individuals looking to exploit children online are sharing “best practices” for targeting and abusing children during this pandemic. “They recommend parents monitor their kids online activities even more strictly now (we know most ...
AstraZeneca Vaccine to Roll Out March 20

AstraZeneca Vaccine to Roll Out March 20

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release AstraZeneca Vaccine to Roll Out March 20————————————————————Nova Scotians ages 63 and 64 will be the first group eligible to access the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine starting Saturday, March 20.The vaccine will be available at 25 locations across the province on a first come, first served basis.“We have a solid plan to offer ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

Five New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified—————————————————————-Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 9.Three of the cases are in Central Zone and the other two are in Western Zone. They are all close contacts of previously reported cases.The National Microbiology Lab confirmed five ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 8.​“It’s encouraging to see a day with no new cases being reported,” said Premier Iain Rankin. “Nova Scotians continue to show their commitment to follow the public health measures and we are seeing that ...
Nova Scotia is ready to open the first broad community vaccine clinics for Nova Scotians who are 80 or older

Nova Scotia is ready to open the first broad community vaccine clinics for Nova Scotians who are 80 or older

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia is ready to open the first broad community vaccine clinics for Nova Scotians who are 80 or older. If you or someone you care for is scheduled to have a COVID vaccine appointment this week at a community clinic, here are some things to remember: • Arrive at the ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 7.​The two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. The other case is a close contact of a previously reported case.​“Seeing a ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
Halifax Regional Police COVID-19 update

Halifax Regional Police COVID-19 update

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police COVID-19 update ​ Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement regarding positive COVID-19 cases within our workplace and the related follow-up: ​ “Over the latter part of this week, and following the confirmation of an employee who had tested positive for COVID-19 on February 26, Halifax Regional Police ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Six new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 6.​One case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.One case is in Northern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed—————————————————————-Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 5.​The cases are in Central Zone. One is a close contact of a previously reported case and the other case is under investigation.​As of today, Nova Scotia has 31 active ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats should ...
Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming

Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional ...
Restrictions Lifted in Halifax Regional Municipality

Restrictions Lifted in Halifax Regional Municipality

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Restrictions Lifted in Halifax Regional Municipality—————————————————————-Given low COVID-19 cases, the province is lifting or altering restrictions currently in place for Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and its neighbouring communities.Many restrictions that came into effect on Feb. 27, such as restaurant hours, sport competitions, culture performances and non-essential travel, will end Friday, March ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 4.​The cases are in Central Zone. Two are close contacts of previously reported cases and the other case is under investigation.​“We continue to see new COVID-19 cases every day. So, it’s very apparent the ...
Due to the increase in testing, you may experience a delay in receiving your negative test results by phone / Upcoming #COVID19 testing dates and locations

Due to the increase in testing, you may experience a delay in receiving your negative test results by phone / Upcoming #COVID19 testing dates and locations

**** NSHA Media Release Over the past week, Nova Scotians have stepped up to get COVID-19 tests in record numbers. We appreciate how quickly you rose to the challenge! Due to the increase in testing, you may experience a delay in receiving your negative test results by phone. If you’ve been waiting more than 72 ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 3.​Two cases are in Central Zone and the other case is in Northern Zone. All cases are close contacts of previously reported cases.​“Nova Scotians should be proud of their efforts to keep our case ...
Nova Scotia to Receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Nova Scotia to Receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotia to Receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine—————————————————————-Nova Scotia will receive an initial 13,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine next week. It is the third COVID-19 vaccine approved for use by Health Canada.Doctors Nova Scotia and the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia will be handling the launch of the new doses.The government’s ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on the specified dates ...
Property Tax Relief for Small Businesses

Property Tax Relief for Small Businesses

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Property Tax Relief for Small Businesses—————————————————————-Restaurants, gyms, hair salons and small businesses in the service sector are the lifeblood of Nova Scotia’s economy but have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 restrictions.​Recognizing that, government is announcing a $7 million rebate program today, March 2, to help the service sector ...
One New Case of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

One New Case of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified—————————————————————-One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 2.​The case is in Northern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.Unrelated to the case being announced today, two more cases of the UK variant, formally ...
COVID-19 Immunization Plan Update

COVID-19 Immunization Plan Update

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Immunization Plan Update———————————————————————————————————————The province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout is on track, as it expands to include initial pharmacy clinics and community health-care providers.“In a few short months we have set up clinics for health-care workers, in long-term care, in the community and soon, vaccines will be available in pharmacies,” said Premier ...
In 2020, frauds associated to Canadians buying or selling goods or services online accounted for more than $12.9 million in reported losses.

In 2020, frauds associated to Canadians buying or selling goods or services online accounted for more than $12.9 million in reported losses.

**** Info via Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre In 2020, frauds associated to Canadians buying or selling goods or services online accounted for more than $12.9 million in reported losses. Non-delivery scams (including puppy scams, rental scams, and deceptive marketing of counterfeit goods) have all increased over the pandemic period. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to provide scammers ...
Streaming event: Choose to Challenge: Women’s Resilience in the Time of COVID-19

Streaming event: Choose to Challenge: Women’s Resilience in the Time of COVID-19

**** HRM Media Release Choose to Challenge: Women’s Resilience in the Time of COVID-19. Monday, March 8th at 10am Featuring keynote speaker Rajean Willis. The event will be streamed on Zoom. Please register for this free event. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Kx95GjCfQv-mWqLVeZiqkQ We welcome you to join us for the municipality’s celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday, March ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————-One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 1.​The case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.“A record number of Nova Scotians took advantage of COVID-19 testing over the weekend. Thank you for that,” said ...
CanImmunize has alerted NSHA to extremely high traffic on the vaccination booking site this morning

CanImmunize has alerted NSHA to extremely high traffic on the vaccination booking site this morning

**** Info via NS Health and Wellness “CanImmunize has alerted us to extremely high traffic on the vaccination booking site this morning. They are investigating the cause of the slow down. As a precaution, the site has been disabled. Once it is back online, we will advise Nova Scotians through government social media channels. People ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, Feb. 28.​One case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previous case.One case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada.​One case is in Northern Zone and ...
Potential COVID-19 exposure at NSLC Tacoma Drive Store

Potential COVID-19 exposure at NSLC Tacoma Drive Store

****Info via NSLC We just learned from Nova Scotia Public Health of a potential COVID-19 exposure at our Tacoma Drive Store in Dartmouth on Wednesday, Feb. 24 between 12:30 pm – 1:40 pm. Public health has advised that anyone present at this location is asked to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. We closed the store today at ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 7 locations in Central Zone and an Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 7 locations in Central Zone and an Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 7 locations in Central Zone and an Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at 7 locations in the Central Zone as well as an Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19——————————————————————————————————————–Four new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, Feb. 27.Three cases are in Central Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases. All are self-isolating, as required.One case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person ...
Upcoming dates for rapid COVID- 19 testing in Halifax

Upcoming dates for rapid COVID- 19 testing in Halifax

**** Info via  the NSHA Upcoming dates for rapid COVID- 19 testing in Halifax: –Saturday, Feb. 27 — Halifax Convention Centre, Argyle St. entrance 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. –Sunday, Feb. 28 — Halifax Convention Centre, Argyle St. entrance 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. –Monday, Mar. 1 — Halifax Convention Centre, Argyle St. entrance 3:30 to 9:30 ...
Nova Scotia Health Visitor Restrictions

Nova Scotia Health Visitor Restrictions

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Visitor Restrictions (last updated: February 26, 2021) Visitor restrictions are in place at Nova Scotia Health facilities to control and contain the spread of COVID-19, keep the virus out of hospitals and keep patients, health care workers and all Nova Scotians safe. Important information for family caregivers, primary ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 11 locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 11 locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 11 locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at 11 locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on ...
Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates

Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional Municipality as of ...
Return to Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

Return to Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Return to Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19—————————————————————-With cases rising, Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, announced today, Feb. 26, that tighter restrictions will return in areas of Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and some neighbouring municipalities.“Our case numbers are rising again, and the situation is ...
Cancelled: Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing scheduled for Elmsdale Fire Hall and St. Andrew’s United Church

Cancelled: Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing scheduled for Elmsdale Fire Hall and St. Andrew’s United Church

**** NSHA Media Release Cancelled: Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing scheduled for Elmsdale Fire Hall and St. Andrew’s United Church Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing previously scheduled for this weekend at Elmsdale Fire Hall and St. Andrew’s United Church in Halifax are cancelled to support other testing. ​ If you have no symptoms and would like to ...
Ten New Cases of COVID-19

Ten New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Ten New Cases of COVID-19——————————————————-UPDATE: to the news release sent today, Feb. 26 at about 12:54 p.m., to add the updated number of active cases, resolved cases and immunizations.——————————————————— Ten new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, Feb. 26. Nine cases are in Central Zone. Five are ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax restaurant

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax restaurant

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax restaurant Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at a restaurant in Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following location on the specified date and time are required to self-isolate ...
Temporary closure at Irving Shipbuilding, Halifax

Temporary closure at Irving Shipbuilding, Halifax

**** Via Irving Shipbuilding Out of an abundance of caution and after consultation with the Nova Scotia Health Authority, we have decided to temporarily suspend production operations at the Halifax Shipyard for today, Friday, February 26th. Therefore the hourly employees are not to report. Staff employees at the Shipyard are to work from home for ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 5 locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 5 locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 5 locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on ...
Eight New Cases of COVID-19

Eight New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eight New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Eight new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, Feb. 25.Seven cases are in Central Zone. Four are close contacts of previously reported cases. The other three cases are under investigation.One case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada.“You ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Western Zone, four locations in Central Zone, and various Halifax Transit routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Western Zone, four locations in Central Zone, and various Halifax Transit routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Western Zone, four locations in Central Zone, and various Halifax Transit routes Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Western Zone, four locations in Central Zone and various Halifax Transit routes. In addition to ...
Public Health encouraging people in Annapolis Valley and Sackville regions to get tested for COVID-19

Public Health encouraging people in Annapolis Valley and Sackville regions to get tested for COVID-19

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health encouraging people in Annapolis Valley and Sackville regions to get tested for COVID-19 In response to the recently announced case of the UK variant of COVID-19 in New Minas and a few positive cases in the Sackville area, where the source of infection is unknown, Public Health is increasing ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, Feb. 24.The cases are in Central Zone. One is a close contact of a previously reported case. The other two cases are under investigation.As of today, Feb. 24, Nova Scotia has 21 active cases of ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone and two Air Canada Flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone and two Air Canada Flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone and two Air Canada Flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in the Central Zone and various flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who ...
Three New Cases And Additional UK Variants Detected

Three New Cases And Additional UK Variants Detected

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases And Additional UK Variants Detected—————————————————————-Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today.One case is in Western Zone and is currently under investigation.Two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel within Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. The other case ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————As of today, Feb. 22, Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.“Today marks an important step in our vaccine rollout with the first community ...
Self-isolation is required if you travelled for non-essential reasons outside Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island

Self-isolation is required if you travelled for non-essential reasons outside Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island

**** NSHA Media Release Self-isolation is required if you travelled for non-essential reasons outside Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island, in certain cases while you wait for COVID-19 test results and more. Learn when and how you should self-isolate. Self-isolation requirements You’re legally required to self-isolate for 14 days or as directed by Public Health if you: ...
Public Health warning public about email phishing scam

Public Health warning public about email phishing scam

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health warning public about email phishing scam ​ Public Health is advising the public of an email scam currently circulating that appears to be from Nova Scotia Health (Authority) and related to our COVID-19 contract tracing efforts. Public Health does not send emails asking the public to complete a contact ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 21, Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside the province. The person is self-isolating as required.“Nova Scotians can be proud of the work they’re ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 20, Nova Scotia has 18 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.One case is in Western Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada.The other three cases are in Central Zone. One is a close contact of a ...
Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act in a 2nd complaint in Halifax

Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act in a 2nd complaint in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act in a 2nd complaint in Halifax. Halifax Regional Police issued four summary offence tickets early this morning for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act.​ ​ Approximately 12:04 a.m. police received a report of a social ...
COVID-19 Community Vaccine Clinics Open in March

COVID-19 Community Vaccine Clinics Open in March

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Community Vaccine Clinics Open in March—————————————————————Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout will expand again next month with 10 community-based clinics for Nova Scotians age 80 and older.The first prototype community vaccine clinic will open at the IWK Health Centre on Monday, Feb. 22. More clinics will follow in the coming weeks.Clinics ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed—————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 19, Nova Scotia has 15 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.One case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.The other case is in ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————As of today, Feb. 18, Nova Scotia has 13 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Western Zone and is currently under investigation.The case in Central Zone connected to Beaver Bank-Monarch Drive Elementary School in Halifax Regional Municipality that was ...
Public Health Mobile Units to provide testing for residents of Beaver Bank and surrounding communities

Public Health Mobile Units to provide testing for residents of Beaver Bank and surrounding communities

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Units to provide testing for residents of Beaver Bank and surrounding communities In response to the recently announced case of COVID-19 in the Beaver Bank area, Public Health’s mobile units will be in Beaver Bank on Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb. 21 for community-based testing. Public Health ...
Nova Scotia Reports One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School

Nova Scotia Reports One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Media Release Nova Scotia Reports One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School—————————————————–Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19, identified today, Feb. 17, connected to Beaver Bank-Monarch Drive Elementary in Central Zone.The person has not been in school since Feb. 12 and is self-isolating. The school will remain ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 17, Nova Scotia has 14 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.The three cases are in Central Zone. One case is related to travel to New Brunswick. The person is self-isolating, as required. The other two cases are under ...
Public Health Mobile Units taking proactive testing to Sheet Harbour

Public Health Mobile Units taking proactive testing to Sheet Harbour

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Units taking proactive testing to Sheet Harbour Public Health’s Mobile Units will be offering community-based testing this week in Sheet Harbour. In an effort to keep COVID-19 under control in Nova Scotia, Public Health is travelling to communities where there are currently no active cases or potential exposures. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone​

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone​

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ Out of an abundance of caution and given the current ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 16, Nova Scotia has 12 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.One case is in Western Zone and the other two cases are in Central Zone. All cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, ...
Police issue summary offence tickets to businesses for failing to follow Health Protection Act

Police issue summary offence tickets to businesses for failing to follow Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue summary offence tickets to businesses for failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police issued summary offence tickets to two separate businesses in Halifax this weekend for failing to follow the Health Protection Act. ​ On February 13 at approximately 8 p.m. police investigated a report that a Halifax ...
(Cancelled) Bundle up your pubble and view several pre-carved ice sculptures at two COVID-safe locations

(Cancelled) Bundle up your pubble and view several pre-carved ice sculptures at two COVID-safe locations

**** Via the DT Dartmouth Commission Update:  Unfortunately due to today’s new COVID restrictions, there are to be no public events until the end of March at least. Next year, we hope to have the Ice Festival back in all of its glory.   “Bundle up your pubble and view several pre-carved ice sculptures at two ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada (Sky Regional) flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada (Sky Regional) flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada (Sky Regional) flight from Toronto to Halifax Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on on Air Canada (Sky Regional) flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flight ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 15, Nova Scotia has 10 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Central Zone and is related to a previously reported case. The person is self-isolating, as required.“It’s encouraging that our case numbers remain low and ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 14, Nova Scotia has 9 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.“This Valentine’s Day, lets show each other love by ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 13, Nova Scotia has 10 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.Both new cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. One is in Northern Zone and the other is in Western Zone. Both people are self-isolating, as ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 12, Nova Scotia has nine active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,999 Nova Scotia tests on Feb. 11.There were 1,006 tests administered between Feb. 5 and 11 at the rapid-testing pop-up sites in ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Out of an abundance of caution and given the current ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 11, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.​Both cases are in Central Zone and related to previously reported cases. Both people are self-isolating, as required.“Yesterday’s news of two more cases of a COVID-19 variant ...
Two Cases of COVID-19 with UK Variant Identified / *UPDATE* Re-testing required for potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

Two Cases of COVID-19 with UK Variant Identified / *UPDATE* Re-testing required for potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two Cases of COVID-19 with UK Variant Identified—————————————————————-Two additional cases of the UK variant of COVID-19 have been identified in Nova Scotia. The cases were initially reported last month and their samples sent for variant testing at that time.The National Microbiology Lab identified the two cases today, Feb. 10. Both were ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 10, Nova Scotia has nine active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.​The case is in Central Zone and is related to a previously reported case. The person is self-isolating, as required.“I am proud of the work Nova Scotians ...
Newfoundland and Labrador Border Tightened

Newfoundland and Labrador Border Tightened

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Newfoundland and Labrador Border Tightened ———————————————————- Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia is tightening border controls. Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, Feb. 9, a new self-isolation requirement for people coming to Nova ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 9, Nova Scotia has nine active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.​The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.​ ​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 8, Nova Scotia has eight active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.​The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.​“Because of Nova Scotians’ hard work and ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

****  HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 7, Nova Scotia has eight active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.​The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.“It’s always a good day when we ...
Upcoming pop-up sites for COVID19 rapid testing

Upcoming pop-up sites for COVID19 rapid testing

**** NSHA Media Release Upcoming pop-up sites for COVID19 rapid testing Sunday, Feb. 7 – Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Pkwy, Dartmouth (DIRECTIONS) from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 – Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Pkwy, Dartmouth (DIRECTIONS) from noon to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 9 – St. Margaret’s Centre, ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 6, Nova Scotia has seven active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,353 Nova Scotia tests on Feb. 5.“I am so proud of Nova Scotians for the work they’ve done to contain the virus ...
Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates

Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional Municipality as of ...
Public Health Restrictions Easing

Public Health Restrictions Easing

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Public Health Restrictions Easing—————————————————————-Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, Feb. 5, that public health restrictions will be eased effective Monday, Feb. 8 to allow events and other gatherings.“We have been seeing a low number of new cases daily and that allows ...
No New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

No New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 5, Nova Scotia has eight active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,681 Nova Scotia tests on Feb. 4.There were 686 tests administered between Jan. 29- Feb. 4 at the ...
Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act ​ Halifax Regional Police issued two summary offence tickets last night for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. ​ Approximately 10:45 p.m. police received a report of a social gathering at a residence ...
Two new Interim Orders in effect, which prohibit pleasure craft in Canadian Arctic waters and cruise vessels in all Canadian waters until February 28, 2022

Two new Interim Orders in effect, which prohibit pleasure craft in Canadian Arctic waters and cruise vessels in all Canadian waters until February 28, 2022

**** Canada.ca Media Release Government of Canada announces one-year ban for pleasure craft and cruise vessels The Government of Canada continues to monitor the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it is having on the marine and tourism sectors. Keeping Canadians and transportation workers safe and healthy are top priorities for Transport Canada. The Minister ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 4, Nova Scotia has 10 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.​The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. ​“Nova Scotians can be proud of the ...
Two men fined for violating Health Protection Act

Two men fined for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Two men fined for violating Health Protection Act ​ Halifax District RCMP have charged two men for failing to self isolate following a recent checkpoint in Sheet Harbour. At approximately 3:20 p.m. on January 28, Halifax District RCMP were conducting a checkpoint at the intersection of Pool Rd. and Church Point Rd. ...
Public Health Mobile Units to take proactive testing to Lunenburg

Public Health Mobile Units to take proactive testing to Lunenburg

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Units to take proactive testing to Lunenburg Public Health’s Mobile Units will be offering community-based testing this week in Lunenburg. In an effort to keep COVID-19 under control in Nova Scotia, Public Health is travelling to communities where there are currently no active cases or potential exposures. This ...
Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan———————————————————The first community-based clinic for Nova Scotians age 80 and older will begin later this month as Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continue to expand.Age will become the primary factor in who gets immunized and when in the general population. After those 80 and older ...
Province Supports Four Affordable Housing Developments, Low-Income Home Repairs

Province Supports Four Affordable Housing Developments, Low-Income Home Repairs

**** HOUSING Media Release Province Supports Four Affordable Housing Developments, Low-Income Home Repairs———————————————————————————————————————The province is making further investments to support Nova Scotians who are struggling to afford the places they call home and continues working with other levels of government and developers to find solutions.Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Chuck Porter announced today, Feb. 3, ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Feb. 3, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.​The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,617 Nova ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flight in ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————- As of today, Feb. 2, Nova Scotia has 10 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.​The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.​“The low number of cases we have ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 As of today, Feb. 1, Nova Scotia has 10 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Western Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case. The person is self-isolating, as required.“It’s always a good day when ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 31, Nova Scotia has 10 active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.“I want to thank Nova Scotians for continuing to follow the public health protocols and for participating in rapid testing clinics,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “Your hard work ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 30, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.One case is in Western Zone and two are in Central Zone. All cases are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada and are self-isolating, as required.“Thank ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 29, Nova Scotia has 9 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,588 Nova ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flight ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 28, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.“We wouldn’t be where we are today without the co-operation and willingness of Nova Scotians to follow the public health protocols,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “I thank everyone ...
NSHA OPINION: Stigma could cause COVID-19 infections to rise: Nova Scotians need to support, not stigmatize​

NSHA OPINION: Stigma could cause COVID-19 infections to rise: Nova Scotians need to support, not stigmatize​

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA OPINION: Stigma could cause COVID-19 infections to rise: Nova Scotians need to support, not stigmatize​ As the Public Health physician team that investigates and supports every single occurrence of COVID-19 infection in our province, we feel compelled to tell Nova Scotians how harmful it is to stigmatize people and communities ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 27, Nova Scotia has 12 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.Two cases are in Central Zone and the other two cases are in Eastern Zone. All cases are close contacts of previously reported cases.“The virus is still ...
Police issue ticket for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

Police issue ticket for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue ticket for failing to follow the Health Protection Act Halifax Regional Police has issued a summary offence ticket yesterday for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. At approximately 3:30 p.m. police responded a report that a man was not wearing a mask ...
Public Health Mobile Units begin proactve testing in rural communities

Public Health Mobile Units begin proactve testing in rural communities

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Units begin proactve testing in rural communities Public Health’s Mobile Units will be offering community-based testing this week to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Going to communities where there are currently no active cases or potential exposures gives Public Health a way to detect ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Out of an abundance of caution, and given the current ...
(Update) Statement regarding privacy and filming rules in municipally-owned arenas​

(Update) Statement regarding privacy and filming rules in municipally-owned arenas​

**** HRM Media Release Update regarding privacy and filming rules in municipally-owned arenas ​ Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 The following is an update regarding privacy and recording rules in municipally-owned arenas: ​ Due to public health restrictions that prohibit spectators in facilities, including arenas, and recent changes permitting games, the municipality has received intense interest ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 26, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,592 Nova ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. As a precaution, although the 14-day self-isolation ...
2020 Passenger Traffic at Halifax Stanfield Hit 50-Year Low

2020 Passenger Traffic at Halifax Stanfield Hit 50-Year Low

**** HIAA Media Release 2020 Passenger Traffic at Halifax Stanfield Hit 50-Year Low Walking through Halifax Stanfield these days feels a bit like you’ve stumbled onto the set of a post-apocalyptic movie. Escalators are turned off, lights are  dimmed, stores are shuttered, and traveller sightings are few and far between. The pandemic, which has created ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-NOTE: An error was made in yesterday’s daily case release regarding the number of resolved cases since Oct. 1. As of Jan. 24, the correct number of resolved cases since Oct. 1 was 463, not 466 as reported.—————————————————————-Nova Scotia has 15 active cases of COVID-19. No new ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————-Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today, Jan. 24.The case is in Central Zone and involves a Dalhousie University student. The student, who lives off-campus, is from Nova Scotia and self-isolating now as required. The case is under ...
No New Cases, Support Groups Able to Increase Size

No New Cases, Support Groups Able to Increase Size

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases, Support Groups Able to Increase Size—————————————————————-No new cases are being reported today, Jan. 23. Nova Scotia has 20 active cases of COVID-19.“Nova Scotians can be proud of the work they’re doing to keep our case numbers low,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “We need to stay the course — ...
Public Health Mobile Units to provide drop-in testing for residents of Wolfville and surrounding communities

Public Health Mobile Units to provide drop-in testing for residents of Wolfville and surrounding communities

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Units to provide drop-in testing for residents of Wolfville and surrounding communities In response to the recently announced case of COVID-19 in Wolfville and the resulting high number of people seeking COVID-19 testing, Public Health’s Mobile Health Units will be in Wolfville on Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19, Variant Cases Identified, State of Emergency Renewed  / Public Health Restrictions Extended

Four New Cases of COVID-19, Variant Cases Identified, State of Emergency Renewed / Public Health Restrictions Extended

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19, Variant Cases Identified, State of Emergency Renewed—————————————————————Four new cases of COVID-19 are being reported today, Jan. 22. Nova Scotia has 22 active cases.One case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.Two cases are in ...
(Update) Capacity increasing and mandatory masks at the Emera Oval

(Update) Capacity increasing and mandatory masks at the Emera Oval

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE: Capacity at the Emera Oval will be increasing to 300 skaters effective Monday, Feb. 15 with registration opening on Saturday, Feb. 13. Public Service AnnouncementCapacity increasing and mandatory masks at the Emera Oval In consultation with public health, capacity at the Emera Oval will be increasing to 300 240 skaters per skate time ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported today, Jan. 21. Nova Scotia has 22 active cases.The two cases are in Northern Zone. The first case is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.The other case is connected to École acadienne ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 20, Nova Scotia has 23 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.​One case is in Northern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.One case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside ...
Changes to registration at Emera Oval beginning Monday, Jan. 25

Changes to registration at Emera Oval beginning Monday, Jan. 25

**** HRM Media Release Changes to registration at Emera Oval beginning Monday, Jan. 25 Due to high demand for skate times, the registration process at the Emera Oval will change effective Monday, Jan. 25. ​ The registration process will now be available on a 48-hour rolling schedule, meaning residents can book up to 48 hours in advance of ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19 / Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Four New Cases of COVID-19 / Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 19, Nova Scotia has 22 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.​One case is in Northern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.The other three cases are in Central Zone and are related to ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 18, Nova Scotia has 25 active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.​One of the cases reported on Sunday, Jan. 17 in Eastern Zone was tested in Nova Scotia, but is a resident of another province or territory and is ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————As of today, Jan. 17, Nova Scotia has 29 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.​There is one case in each zone – Western, Northern, Eastern and Central. All are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The case in Central Zone is ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two flights from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two flights from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two flights from Toronto to Halifax ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on two flights from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flights in ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————–As of today, Jan. 16, Nova Scotia has 30 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.​One of the cases is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is a student at Cape Breton University in Sydney ...
Public Health Mobile Units remaining in Truro to provide additional drop-in COVID-19 testing – online appointment booking option now available

Public Health Mobile Units remaining in Truro to provide additional drop-in COVID-19 testing – online appointment booking option now available

**** NSHA Media Release  Public Health Mobile Units remaining in Truro to provide additional drop-in COVID-19 testing – online appointment booking option now available With the extension of Public Health’s Mobile Units’ stay in the community this week, Truro area residents are now able to book appointments to avoid a long wait in line. Appointments ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 15, Nova Scotia has 32 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.​One case is in Northern Zone and the other case is in Central Zone. Both cases are close contacts of previously reported cases.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19———————————————————–As of today, Jan. 14, Nova Scotia has 32 active cases of COVID-19. Six new cases are being reported today.​Three of the cases are in Northern Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases.Three of the cases are in Central Zone. One of the cases is ...
(Update) Public Health Mobile Units to provide drop-in testing for residents of Truro and surrounding communities

(Update) Public Health Mobile Units to provide drop-in testing for residents of Truro and surrounding communities

**** NSHA Media Release Update: Public Health Mobile Units return to Truro on Friday to provide drop-in COVID-19 testing In response to the high number of people seeking COVID-19 testing in the Truro area this week, Public Health have extended the Mobile Health Units’ stay in the community to offer additional testing for another four ...
Eight New Cases of COVID-19

Eight New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eight New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 13, Nova Scotia has 30 active cases of COVID-19. Eight new cases are being reported today.​Three of the cases are in Northern Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases.​Two of the cases are in Eastern Zone and are related to travel ...
Forest Sector Safety Measures Fund Opens

Forest Sector Safety Measures Fund Opens

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Release Forest Sector Safety Measures Fund Opens————————————————————–Nova Scotia’s forestry sector operators can apply to recover extra costs for keeping their employees and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.An agreement between the Government of Canada and Nova Scotia will make more than $668,000 from the federal Forest Sector Safety Measures Fund available to ...
Testing Mandatory for Rotational Workers

Testing Mandatory for Rotational Workers

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Testing Mandatory for Rotational Workers————————————————————–Starting Friday, Jan. 15, testing will be mandatory for rotational workers who work outside Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.“We are concerned about the high number of cases in other provinces where many Nova Scotians are rotational workers,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “Mandatory testing ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 ————————————————————–As of today, Jan. 12, Nova Scotia has 27 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.The new case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,408 Nova Scotia tests on ...
Financial Relief for Nova Scotia Universities

Financial Relief for Nova Scotia Universities

**** ADVANCED EDUCATION Release Financial Relief for Nova Scotia Universities—————————————————————-Nova Scotia’s post-secondary sector plays a key role in our cultural, social and economic well-being as a province, and like other sectors, it has faced unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19.That is why the province is investing $25 million to help Nova Scotia universities manage the impact ...
Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue tickets for failing to follow the Health Protection Act ​ Halifax Regional Police have issued summary offence tickets in two separate incidents over the weekend for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. ​ On January 8 at approximately 9:30 p.m. police investigated ...
Shubenacadie Sam To Make Virtual Groundhog Day Prediction

Shubenacadie Sam To Make Virtual Groundhog Day Prediction

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Release Shubenacadie Sam To Make Virtual Groundhog Day Prediction————————————————————Shubenacadie Sam is turning to technology to help predict the arrival of spring.Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day virtually this year and watch the prediction on social media. Shubenacadie Sam will emerge from his burrow at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park with his spring ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————–As of today, Jan. 11, Nova Scotia has 26 active cases of COVID-19. Five new cases are being reported today.Two cases are in Central Zone and are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required. One of the cases is a ...
Porter Airlines flights will now restart March 29

Porter Airlines flights will now restart March 29

**** Info via Porters Airline Porter Airlines flights will now restart March 29 Porter Airlines is deferring its resumption of flights until March 29 due to ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions. We want to see our planes in the sky as soon as possible and are actively working to prepare for our resumption of service. However, ...
No Cases of COVID-19

No Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No Cases of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————As of today, Jan. 10, Nova Scotia has 28 active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.One of the cases reported on Jan. 7 in Central Zone is a resident of another province or territory and is therefore being removed from our cumulative provincial data.“Seeing ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on one Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats is ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS– Three New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— ——————————————————As of today, Jan. 9, Nova Scotia has 31 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.​Two cases are in Central Zone. One case is a close contact of a previously reported case. The other case is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The ...
Police issue ticket to an organization for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

Police issue ticket to an organization for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue ticket to an organization for failing to follow the Health Protection Act ​ Halifax Regional Police have issued a summary offence ticket to a faith-based organization in Bedford for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. ​ On January 1 at approximately 1 ...
New Brunswick Border Tightened and Public Health Restrictions Extended

New Brunswick Border Tightened and Public Health Restrictions Extended

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Brunswick Border Tightened and Public Health Restrictions Extended—————————————————————-Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia is tightening border controls.Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, Jan. 8, a new self-isolation requirement for people coming to Nova ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed————————————————————- As of today, Jan. 8, Nova Scotia has 29 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.One case is in Eastern Zone and one case is in Central Zone. Both cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Out of an abundance of caution and given ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19——————————————————— As of today, Jan. 7, Nova Scotia has 28 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.Two cases are in Central Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases.One case is in Eastern Zone and is a close contact of a previously ...
Twelve New Cases of COVID-19

Twelve New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Twelve New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 6, Nova Scotia has 29 active cases of COVID-19. Twelve new cases are being reported today, Jan. 6.Two cases are in Western Zone. One case is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The other case is a close contact of a previously ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and on three flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and on three flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and on three flights ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone, including a Metro Transit bus, and on three flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications ...
Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Update on Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan—————————————————————-Nova Scotia is building a strategic, flexible immunization plan with over a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine – enough for more than 500,000 people – expected to arrive in the province over the next six months.New vaccination clinics will start in several parts of Nova ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————– As of today, Jan. 5, Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today, Jan. 5.All of the cases are in Central Zone. One case is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The other two cases are under investigation.None of ...
Any student coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada must self-isolate for 14 days

Any student coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada must self-isolate for 14 days

**** CNS Media Release Welcome to our returning and new post-secondary students! Any student coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada must self-isolate for 14 days. Students who live in Atlantic Canada do not have to self-isolate unless they have travelled outside the region. All post-secondary students entering Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone and on two Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone and on two Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone and on two Air Canada flights ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone and on two Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-NOTE: On Saturday, Jan. 2, Nova Scotia reported 382 resolved cases of COVID-19 since Oct. 1. As of Jan. 2, the correct number of resolved cases of COVID-19 since Oct. 1 was 383.—————————————————————-As of today, Jan. 4, Nova Scotia has 27 active cases of COVID-19. Six new ...
13 New Cases of COVID-19

13 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 13 New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————–As of today, Jan. 2, Nova Scotia has 27 active cases of COVID-19. Thirteen new cases are being reported from Jan. 1 and today, Jan. 2.On Jan. 1, 11 cases were reported: 10 in Central Zone and one in Northern Zone. In Central Zone, eight are close ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on 4 flights and 1 location in Central Zone​

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on 4 flights and 1 location in Central Zone​

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on 4 flights and 1 location in Central Zone​ ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on four flights and one location in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone ...
Premier Reflects on 2020’s Tragedies and Graces

Premier Reflects on 2020’s Tragedies and Graces

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Premier Reflects on 2020’s Tragedies and Graces———————————————————–NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Premier Stephen McNeil———————————————————–Tragedy. Strength. Horror. Resilience. Fear. Compassion. Sorrow. Kindness.All of these words come to mind – and I’m sure you can think of a few more – as we look back on 2020, a year we ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19, Halifax-Area Restaurants and Licenced Establishments Opening

Three New Cases of COVID-19, Halifax-Area Restaurants and Licenced Establishments Opening

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19, Halifax-Area Restaurants and Licenced Establishments Opening ————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 31, Nova Scotia has 22 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.All three cases are in Central Zone. One is a close contact of a previously reported case and two are related ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 4 locations in Central Zone​

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 4 locations in Central Zone​

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 4 locations in Central Zone ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at 4 locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Out of an abundance of caution and given ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 30, Nova Scotia has 25 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.All three cases are in Central Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases.One of the cases is at Prince Andrew High School and one is ...
Halifax Transit: A reminder for Holiday travelers: Any air travelers arriving from outside of the Atlantic provinces

Halifax Transit: A reminder for Holiday travelers: Any air travelers arriving from outside of the Atlantic provinces

**** Halifax Transit Release A reminder for Holiday travelers: Any air travelers arriving from outside of the Atlantic provinces are not permitted to use transit (including Route 320 Airport-Fall River) for 14 days. ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19 Reported

Two New Cases of COVID-19 Reported

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19 Reported—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 29, Nova Scotia has 30 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.One case is in Central Zone and linked to a close contact, and one is in Northern Zone, linked to travel outside of Atlantic Canada.Nova Scotia Health ...
Immigration Approvals Set Stage for Economic Recovery

Immigration Approvals Set Stage for Economic Recovery

**** CNS Media Release Immigration Approvals Set Stage for Economic Recovery—————————————————————-The province approved a record number of applications for newcomers in 2020, setting the stage for population growth and economic recovery for the coming years.The province approved 3,517 applications, exceeding its allocation of 3,292, by focusing on skilled newcomers in essential services, such as health ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth supermarket

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth supermarket

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth supermarket . 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 ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight . ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on a WestJet flight on Dec. 26. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. . Anyone who was on the following flight in the ...
New Cases of COVID-19 Reported

New Cases of COVID-19 Reported

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS New Cases of COVID-19 Reported As of today, Dec. 28, Nova Scotia has 33 active cases of COVID-19. Thirteen new cases are being reported from Dec. 25-28.On Dec. 25 and 26 nine cases were reported: six in Central Zone, two in Northern Zone and one in Eastern Zone. All are linked to close ...
(Update) New Year’s Eve in the Halifax Regional Municipality 2021

(Update) New Year’s Eve in the Halifax Regional Municipality 2021

**** HRM Media Release New Year’s Eve in the Halifax Regional Municipality 2021 New Year’s Eve 2021 virtual celebrations ​ Mayor Mike Savage and members of Regional Council are inviting residents to tune into this year’s virtual New Year’s Eve celebrations, NYE 2021, airing on the Eastlink YouTube channel and Eastlink Community TV, beginning at 11 p.m. ...
Potential exposures to COVID-19 at four Central Zone locations

Potential exposures to COVID-19 at four Central Zone locations

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposures to COVID-19 at four Central Zone locations ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposures to COVID-19 at four locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ In an abundance of caution and given the ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 8 locations across Central Zone and on one flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 8 locations across Central Zone and on one flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 8 locations across Central Zone and on one flight ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposures to COVID-19 at eight locations in the Halifax region and on one flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ...
Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central Zone

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ Out of an abundance of caution and given the current testing capacity available, anyone who worked or visited the following ...
Seven New Cases of COVID-19

Seven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seven New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 24, Nova Scotia has 36 active cases of COVID-19. Seven new cases are being reported today.Six of the cases are in Central Zone and one is in Western Zone. Two of the cases in Central Zone and the one in Western Zone are ...
COVID-19 testing available over the holidays across Nova Scotia

COVID-19 testing available over the holidays across Nova Scotia

**** NSHA Media Release COVID-19 testing available over the holidays across Nova Scotia ​ ​ Please note that COVID-19 testing is available at some sites over the holiday period, including on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. A complete list of primary assessment locations and hours of operation is available under “Assessment centre ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Four New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed ————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 23, Nova Scotia has 35 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.Two cases are in Central Zone. One of the cases is a close contact of a previously reported case and the other case ...
Seven New Cases of COVID-19

Seven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seven New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 22, Nova Scotia has 40 active cases of COVID-19. Seven new cases are being reported today.Three of the new cases are in Central Zone and are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required. The other four cases ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Update

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Update—————————————————————-Four more COVID-19 vaccine storage sites will be set up across the province this week as Nova Scotia prepares to expand its vaccination program early in the new year.The cold storage sites will be at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Valley Regional Hospital and ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 21, Nova Scotia has 38 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.One new case is in Central Zone and the other case is in Western Zone. Both cases are close contacts of previously reported cases.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs ...
Municipal service level adjustments for the 2020 holiday season / Emera Oval set to open for the winter season on Jan. 4

Municipal service level adjustments for the 2020 holiday season / Emera Oval set to open for the winter season on Jan. 4

**** HRM Media Release Municipal service level adjustments for the 2020 holiday season ​ The Emera Oval is expected to open for the 2020-21 winter season on Monday, Jan. 4, weather and ice conditions permitting. ​ The Emera Oval will have a reduced capacity to follow current public health guidelines. Due to COVID-19, skaters must ...
Nova Scotia Health expands automated process for communicating COVID-19 test results

Nova Scotia Health expands automated process for communicating COVID-19 test results

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health expands automated process for communicating COVID-19 test results Starting Tuesday, Dec. 22, most Nova Scotians will receive negative COVID-19 test results through an automated email and new auto-call process. ​ Nova Scotians already have the option to receive negative results via email; that service will continue. However, patients ...
Annual New Year’s Day Levée Cancelled

Annual New Year’s Day Levée Cancelled

**** LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR Release Annual New Year’s Day Levée Cancelled—————————————————————-Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the lieutenant-governor’s annual New Year’s Day Levée is cancelled this year. In its place, the lieutenant-governor will present a video message intended for all Nova Scotians.“With much regret, I am obliged to cancel the upcoming levée that has been hosted by lieutenant ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada Flight Dec 18

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada Flight Dec 18

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on one Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows/seats is asked to continue to self-isolate and immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 20, Nova Scotia has 41 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.One new case is in Northern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. The other is in Central Zone ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 19, Nova Scotia has 46 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases are being reported today.One new case is in Western Zone and the other is in Eastern Zone. Both cases are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Northern Zone and Central Zone and on Air Canada Flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Northern Zone and Central Zone and on Air Canada Flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Northern Zone and Central Zone and on Air Canada Flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at a location in the Northern Zone, a location in Central Zone and on an Air Canada Flight. In addition to media ...
Seven New Cases of COVID-19

Seven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seven New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 18, Nova Scotia has 48 active cases of COVID-19. Seven new cases are being reported today.All the new cases are in Central Zone. Five of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. The other two cases are related to travel outside ...
Asymptomatic Testing Continues

Asymptomatic Testing Continues

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Asymptomatic Testing Continues————————————————————–Asymptomatic testing for COVID-19 is continuing in Nova Scotia to help detect positive cases in people who do not have symptoms and limit the potential spread of the virus.Today, Dec. 18, was the deadline to book an asymptomatic test, but that has been extended so Nova Scotians can continue ...
Visitor restrictions changing in facilities in Central Zone, Annapolis and Kings counties

Visitor restrictions changing in facilities in Central Zone, Annapolis and Kings counties

**** NSHA Media Release Visitor restrictions changing in facilities in Central Zone, Annapolis and Kings counties ​ Increased visitor restrictions are being implemented in some areas across the province to reflect COVID-19 activity. As a result of recent changes in case numbers and epidemiology in certain areas of the province, visitor restrictions are changing in facilities ...
Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming

Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 17, Nova Scotia has 50 active cases of COVID-19. Six new cases are being reported today.Three of the new cases are in Central Zone. One case is a close contact of a previously reported case. One case is related to travel outside ...
Holiday Restrictions to Keep Nova Scotians Safe

Holiday Restrictions to Keep Nova Scotians Safe

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Holiday Restrictions to Keep Nova Scotians Safe—————————————————————-Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, Dec. 16, that current restrictions in areas of Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and Hants County are extended, and new restrictions will be in place provincewide over the holidays to ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 16, Nova Scotia has 55 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.All cases are in Central Zone. Three of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. The other case is under investigation.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs ...
Danielle Sheaves becomes the first person in Nova Scotia to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Danielle Sheaves becomes the first person in Nova Scotia to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

****Info via  the NS Government In a major milestone in the battle against COVID-19, Danielle Sheaves becomes the first person in Nova Scotia to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Danielle is a registered nurse with the COVID unit at the QEII. . . ...
Nova Scotia Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

Nova Scotia Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotia Receives COVID-19 Vaccine Nova Scotia received its first allotment of 1,950 doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine today, Dec. 15. Due to strict transportation, handling and storage requirements, the first vaccinations will be administered in Halifax, where the vaccine is stored. “This is a milestone in the battle against ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

****  HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————–As of today, Dec. 15, Nova Scotia has 57 active cases of COVID-19. Six new cases are being reported today.Three cases are in Central Zone. Two cases are in Northern Zone and the other case is in Western Zone. All the new cases are close contacts ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 14, Nova Scotia has 57 active cases of COVID-19. Five new cases are being reported today.Two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada and is self-isolating as required. The other case is under investigation.Two cases ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two WestJet flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two WestJet flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two WestJet flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on two WestJet flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who was on the following flights in the specified rows/seats is asked to ...
Asymptomatic Testing Extended Around Province

Asymptomatic Testing Extended Around Province

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Asymptomatic Testing Extended Around Province———————————————————————————————————————Nova Scotians with no COVID-19 symptoms have more time to get tested. The deadline to book an appointment has been extended to Friday, Dec. 18.Asymptomatic testing is available for people who:— do not have symptoms— have not travelled outside the Atlantic provinces within the past 14 days— ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— ——————————————————As of today, Dec. 13, Nova Scotia has 59 active cases of COVID-19. Six new cases are being reported today.Three cases are in Central Zone; all are close contacts of previously reported cases.Two cases are in Eastern Zone. One is a close contact of a previously ...
Seven New Cases of COVID-19

Seven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Seven New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— ——————————————————As of today, Dec. 12, Nova Scotia has 61 active cases of COVID-19. Seven new cases are being reported today.Three cases are in Western Zone. Two are close contacts of previously reported cases. One is an employee of Eden Valley Poultry. This case was included in yesterday’s announcement ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Northern Zone and two West Jet flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Northern Zone and two West Jet flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Northern Zone and two West Jet flights ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Northern Zone and two flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ...
Berwick Poultry Closed After COVID-19 Outbreak

Berwick Poultry Closed After COVID-19 Outbreak

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Berwick Poultry Closed After COVID-19 Outbreak————————————————————–The Eden Valley Poultry Inc. processing plant in Berwick will be closed for at least two weeks due to an outbreak of COVID-19.Four cases of the virus have been detected at the plant in the past two days.“We are taking strong and decisive action early to ...
Holiday Break for Public Schools Extended

Holiday Break for Public Schools Extended

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Media Release Holiday Break for Public Schools Extended———————————————————————————————————————Nova Scotia public school students will have an extended holiday break out of an abundance of caution.The last day of classes will be Dec. 18 and classes resume Jan. 11.School-based staff will be returning to schools on Jan. 4 for five days of professional ...
Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case, State of Emergency Renewed

Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case, State of Emergency Renewed —————————————————————As of today, Dec. 11, Nova Scotia has 65 active cases of COVID-19. Nine new cases are being reported today.​Three cases are in Western Zone. Two of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. The other case ...
Public Health has confirmed that an additional person connected to Shannon Park Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19

Public Health has confirmed that an additional person connected to Shannon Park Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19

**** Info via Shannon Park School This message was forwarded to parents of students at the school. Public Health has confirmed that an additional person connected to Shannon Park Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19. Public Health is now working to identify any students and staff who may have been in close contact with the ...
More Mental Health and Addictions Support for Nova Scotians

More Mental Health and Addictions Support for Nova Scotians

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release More Mental Health and Addictions Support for Nova Scotians————————————————————-Community organizations across the province will be able to provide more mental health and addictions support to those in need with new government funding announced today, Dec. 11.The Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia will receive over $1.6 million, to be distributed as ...
This holiday: plan ahead to protect against porch pirates

This holiday: plan ahead to protect against porch pirates

**** RCMP Media Release This holiday: plan ahead to protect against porch piratesIn the time of COVID-19, many Nova Scotians are doing their holiday shopping online. Potential thieves (“Porch pirates”, as they are sometimes known) arrrrrrrrr looking to take advantage by stealing unattended deliveries.The good news is that by planning ahead, you can protect those ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ ​ Anyone who was on the following flight in ...
CBSA Atlantic Region operational and enforcement highlights from 2020 – Protecting and Supporting Canadians during COVID-19

CBSA Atlantic Region operational and enforcement highlights from 2020 – Protecting and Supporting Canadians during COVID-19

**** CBSA Media Release CBSA Atlantic Region operational and enforcement highlights from 2020 – Protecting and Supporting Canadians during COVID-19 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Atlantic Region today released operational and enforcement highlights that demonstrate how CBSA employees throughout the region have worked to safeguard our communities while supporting the economy during these unprecedented times. The ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case

Four New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 10, Nova Scotia has 64 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.One case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person has been self-isolating as required.Three of the cases ...
Health  Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine

Health  Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine

**** HEALTH CANADA Release Health  Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine Thanks to advances in science and technology, and an unprecedented level of global cooperation, today, Canada reached a critical milestone in its fight against COVID-19 with the authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine. Health Canada received Pfizer’s submission on October 9, 2020 and after a ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 9, Nova Scotia has 71 active cases of COVID-19. Six new cases are being reported today.All new cases are in Central Zone. Four of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The ...
Government Further Extends Virtual Care Options

Government Further Extends Virtual Care Options

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Government Further Extends Virtual Care Options————————————————————Government is further extending access to virtual care options like telephone and videoconferencing that are available for doctors to connect with patients.Physicians’ payment codes for virtual visits will be available until March 31.“Access to virtual care has become increasingly important to patients and doctors as the ...
Halifax Transit supports Feed Nova Scotia through virtual holiday turkey drive

Halifax Transit supports Feed Nova Scotia through virtual holiday turkey drive

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Transit supports Feed Nova Scotia through virtual holiday turkey drive ​This holiday season, Halifax Transit is supporting Feed Nova Scotia by encouraging online donations to the Halifax Transit Holiday Turkey Drive. Since 1991, Halifax Transit and its employees supported Stuff-a-Bus, an annual Feed Nova Scotia food drive that collects food ...
COVID-19 Vaccine to Arrive Next Week

COVID-19 Vaccine to Arrive Next Week

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine to Arrive Next Week Nova Scotia will receive its first allotment of 1950 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine next week and will begin with immunizing health-care workers most directly involved in the COVID-19 response in Central Zone, as soon as the vaccine is approved by Health Canada.Health-care workers ...
Air Canada advises more air service cuts and station closures in Atlantic Canada

Air Canada advises more air service cuts and station closures in Atlantic Canada

**** Atlantic Canada Airports Association Release Air Canada advises more air service cuts and station closures in Atlantic Canada Atlantic Canada’s airports were advised today of more service cuts and station closures by Air Canada that will become effective January 11th, 2021. The second wave of COVID-19 infections is piling added pressure on a sector ...
Seven New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case

Seven New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seven New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case ————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 8, Nova Scotia has 78 active cases of COVID-19. Seven new cases are being reported today.Two cases are in Western Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases.One case is in Northern Zone and is related to travel ...
Case of COVID-19 connected to Shannon Park – School closed until Monday

Case of COVID-19 connected to Shannon Park – School closed until Monday

**** Info via Shannon Park School This message was forwarded to parents of students at the school. Case of COVID-19 connected to Shannon Park – School closed until Monday Public Health has confirmed that a person connected to Shannon Park Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19. Public Health is now working to identify any students ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Sydney

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Sydney

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Sydney Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ ​ Anyone who was on the following flight in ...
Canadian Armed Forces Cancels 2021 SkyHawks Season

Canadian Armed Forces Cancels 2021 SkyHawks Season

**** CAF Media Release Canadian Armed Forces Cancels 2021 SkyHawks Season The Canadian Armed Forces has cancelled the 2021 Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team performance season as a result of public health and other considerations related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.​ ​ The SkyHawks demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, dedication and teamwork through daring ...
Booking Begins for Asymptomatic Testing Across the Province

Booking Begins for Asymptomatic Testing Across the Province

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Booking Begins for Asymptomatic Testing Across the Province—————————————————————-Starting Tuesday, Dec. 8, Nova Scotians around the province with no COVID-19 symptoms can book appointments for testing. It is mainly recommended for people who have a lot of close social interaction through gatherings or many social contacts.“This is an opportunity for Nova Scotians ...
Eight New Cases of COVID-19

Eight New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eight New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Dec. 7, Nova Scotia has 90 active cases of COVID-19. Eight new cases were identified Sunday, Dec. 6, including the two school-based cases announced yesterday.​Four of the new cases are in Central Zone. One is the school-based case reported yesterday evening at Ian Forsyth ...
An organization in Kingston is​ facing a fine for violating the Health Protection Act

An organization in Kingston is​ facing a fine for violating the Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Organization fined for violating Health Protection Act An organization in Kingston is​ facing a fine for violating the Health Protection Act.On December 6, Kings District RCMP received a complaint of a gathering in Kingston that may be in violation of COVID-19 restrictions. Police attended and found that several of the nearly 100 people in attendance ...
Post-Secondary Students Receive COVID-19 Response Grant

Post-Secondary Students Receive COVID-19 Response Grant

****  ADVANCED EDUCATION Release Post-Secondary Students Receive COVID-19 Response Grant—————————————————————-Approximately 13,000 post-secondary students in Nova Scotia will receive a one-time grant to help cover shortfalls in earnings and unexpected costs associated with their studies.Government is providing the one-time COVID-19 Response Grant of $750 to all recipients of Nova Scotia Student Assistance in 2020-21. Students do ...
Police charge business for failing to follow Emergency Measures Act Regulations

Police charge business for failing to follow Emergency Measures Act Regulations

**** HRP Media Release Police charge business for failing to follow Emergency Measures Act Regulations ​ Police have charged a business for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Emergency Measures Act. ​ At approximate 8 a.m. today police received a report that a sport training facility in Bedford was operating contrary ...
Canada to receive early delivery of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine 

Canada to receive early delivery of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine 

**** Canada.ca Release Canada to receive early delivery of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine The Government of Canada is delivering on its commitment to ensure that Canadians have access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible. The Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced today that Canada will receive up to 249,000 doses of ...
Nova Scotia Reports Additional School-based Case of COVID-19

Nova Scotia Reports Additional School-based Case of COVID-19

**** EDUCATION Media Release Nova Scotia Reports Additional School-based Case of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————Nova Scotia has identified a case of COVID-19 today, Dec. 6, at Berwick and District School in Western Zone.The school will remain closed to students until Thursday, Dec. 10. A deep cleaning will take place and students will learn from home during the closure. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights from Toronto to Sydney

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights from Toronto to Sydney

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights from Toronto to Sydney Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on two Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who was on the following flight ...
Nova Scotia Reports One School-based Case of COVID-19

Nova Scotia Reports One School-based Case of COVID-19

**** EDUCATION Media Release Nova Scotia Reports One School-based Case of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————Nova Scotia has identified a case of COVID-19 today, Dec. 6, at Ian Forsyth Elementary School in Dartmouth, Central Zone.The school will remain closed to students until Thursday, Dec. 10. A deep cleaning will take place and students will learn from home during the ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————As of today, Dec. 6, Nova Scotia has 88 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases were identified Saturday, Dec. 5.​All new cases are in Central Zone. Three cases are under investigation. One case is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and the person has been self-isolating ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS– Six New Cases of COVID-19——————————————————————————————————————— As of today, Dec. 5, Nova Scotia has 95 active cases of COVID-19. Six new cases are being reported today.​Four of the new cases are in Central Zone and two cases are in Eastern Zone. All are under investigation.“As we get into the holiday season, weekends are usually ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at seven locations across Nova Scotia

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at seven locations across Nova Scotia

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at seven locations across Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Western Zone, two locations in Northern Zone and one location in Eastern Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed ...
Restrictions Extended, More Asymptomatic Testing Rolls Out Across the Province

Restrictions Extended, More Asymptomatic Testing Rolls Out Across the Province

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Restrictions Extended, More Asymptomatic Testing Rolls Out Across the Province—————————————————————-Premier Stephen McNeil and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang announced today, Dec. 4, that the current restrictions in areas of Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County are extended until at least Dec. 16.They also announced the launch of a ...
Fifteen New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case

Fifteen New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Fifteen New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case————————————————————As of today, Dec. 4, Nova Scotia has 117 active cases of COVID-19. Fifteen new cases were identified Thursday, Dec. 3.​Eleven of the new cases are in Central Zone, including the case connected to Citadel High School, in Halifax, that was reported yesterday afternoon. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Northern Zone and 2 separate flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Northern Zone and 2 separate flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Northern Zone and 2 separate flights ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Northern Zone and two flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ...
Scotia Reports One School-based Case of COVID-19

Scotia Reports One School-based Case of COVID-19

**** EDUCATION Media Release Scotia Reports One School-based Case of COVID-19————————————————————–Nova Scotia has identified a case of COVID-19 today, Dec. 3, at Citadel High School, in Halifax, in Central Zone.The school had been closed to students today as a professional development and virtual parent/teacher day. It will remain closed Friday, Dec. 4 and Monday, Dec. ...
Eleven New Cases of COVID-19

Eleven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eleven New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————As of today, Dec. 3, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. Eleven new cases were identified Wednesday, Dec. 2.​Nine of the new cases are in Central Zone. The other two cases are in Northern Zone.“As we get closer to another weekend under tighter restrictions, ...
Creation of temporary Community Transition Unit

Creation of temporary Community Transition Unit

**** NSHA Media Release Creation of temporary Community Transition Unit ​ COVID-19 has created longer waits across the healthcare system for services like timely access to community-based care. To increase capacity in our healthcare system as we move into wave 2, Government, Nova Scotia Health and Northwood have set up a temporary Community Transition Unit. ...
Walk-in COVID testing available for 16-35-year-olds at Zatzman Sportsplex Thursday to Sunday

Walk-in COVID testing available for 16-35-year-olds at Zatzman Sportsplex Thursday to Sunday

**** NSHA Media Release Walk-in COVID testing available for 16-35-year-olds at Zatzman Sportsplex Thursday to Sunday ​ Walk-in COVID testing will be available for 16-35-year-olds with no symptoms at Zatzman Sportsplex beginning Thursday, Dec. 3, through to Sunday, Dec. 6. Anyone in the age range is welcome if they: have no symptoms have not been ...
Seventeen New Cases of COVID-19

Seventeen New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seventeen New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————As of today, Dec. 2, Nova Scotia has 127 active cases of COVID-19. Seventeen new cases were identified Tuesday, Dec. 1.​Sixteen of the new cases are in Central Zone, including the case connected to St. Margaret’s Bay Elementary school that was reported last night. The other ...
Investments Support Student Well-Being and School Safety

Investments Support Student Well-Being and School Safety

****EDUCATION Media Release Investments Support Student Well-Being and School Safety—————————————————————-Supporting student well-being and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic is a top priority for government. That is why today, Dec. 2, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Zach Churchill announced significant new investments in healthy food programs, math and literacy programs, personal protective equipment for staff ...
Police investigate a gathering in violation of the Health Protection Act in respect to Covid 19.

Police investigate a gathering in violation of the Health Protection Act in respect to Covid 19.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate a gathering in violation of the Health Protection Act in respect to Covid 19. ​ At 10:30 P.M. police attended a public pathway at the end of 6404 Oakland Road in Halifax which led to a dock on the water. A member of the community was concerned for the number of ...
Nova Scotia Reports One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School

Nova Scotia Reports One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School

**** EDUCATION Media Release Nova Scotia Reports One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School—————————————————————-Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19, identified today, Dec. 1, connected to St. Margaret’s Bay Elementary school in Central Zone.The school will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 2, for deep cleaning. Staff and students will receive notification from ...
Mobile Testing Units Available for Community COVID-19 Testing

Mobile Testing Units Available for Community COVID-19 Testing

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Mobile Testing Units Available for Community COVID-19 Testing—————————————————————-Two mobile testing units are now operational to support more COVID-19 testing in communities that need it. “Getting these mobile units up and running is another part of our enhanced testing strategy to help us detect cases as early as possible and slow the ...
Ten New Cases of COVID-19

Ten New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Ten New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————As of today, Dec. 1, Nova Scotia has 142 active cases of COVID-19. Ten new cases were identified Monday, Nov. 30.All new cases are in Central Zone.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 4,138 Nova Scotia tests on Nov. 30.Yesterday there were 275 tests administered at the ...
RCMP continue​ to enforce COVID-19 restrictions​ ​  ​

RCMP continue​ to enforce COVID-19 restrictions​ ​ ​

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP in Nova Scotia have charged​ 308 people for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection and Emergency Management Acts in relation to COVID-19 since March 24. Sixty-seven people were charged under the Emergency Management Act and​ 241 people were charged under the Health Protection Act.​ The majority of tickets issued were​ ...
What to do if you are experiencing delays in receiving email notification of COVID-19 test results.

What to do if you are experiencing delays in receiving email notification of COVID-19 test results.

**** NSHA Media Release Over the past few days, the system that emails COVID-19 test results has experienced some issues, resulting in delayed delivery of results for some people. This issue is being addressed. We recognize it’s stressful to wait for your results; we’re sorry if that’s been your experience.   If you have been ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Halifax

**** NSHA  Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 2 locations in Halifax ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Public Health is currently in the process of contacting the ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two Halifax locations

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two Halifax locations

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two Halifax locations Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Public Health is currently in the process of contacting the businesses listed below. ...
Sixteen New Cases of COVID -19

Sixteen New Cases of COVID -19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Sixteen New Cases of COVID -19—————————————————————-NOTE: There was an error in the daily case release on Friday, Nov. 27, regarding the number of new cases of COVID-19. Eight new cases of COVID-19 should have been reported on Nov. 27, not nine.—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 30, Nova Scotia has 138 active cases ...
Change to Central Zone blood collection appointment telephone booking hours​

Change to Central Zone blood collection appointment telephone booking hours​

**** NSHA Media Release PUBLIC SERVICE ADVISORY Change to Central Zone blood collection appointment telephone booking hours​ Central Zone blood collection appointment booking hours have changed to support redeployment of clerical staff related to the COVID-19 pandemic second wave. Telephone booking is now available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). ...
Nova Scotia Reports One New School-based Case of COVID-19

Nova Scotia Reports One New School-based Case of COVID-19

**** EDUCATION / Health Media Release Nova Scotia Reports One New School-based Case of COVID-19———————————————————————————————————————Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19 identified today, connected to the Northeast Kings Education Centre in Canning, Kings. Co., in Western Zone.The school has been closed since the first case was announced on Nov. 24. The public health ...
Ten New Cases of COVID-19

Ten New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Ten New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————Note: Due to technical difficulties, the website will not be updated today.————————————————————As of today, Nov. 29, Nova Scotia has 125 active cases of COVID-19. Ten new cases are being reported today.All new cases are in Central Zone.“By following the new restrictions in the greater Halifax area, we ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations across Nova Scotia

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations across Nova Scotia

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at five locations across Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations across Halifax, one location in Truro and one location in Sydney. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed  here:  http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Public ...
Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19

Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————Note: Due to technical difficulties, the website will not be updated today.————————————————————As of today, Nov. 28, Nova Scotia has 125 active cases of COVID-19. Fourteen new cases are being reported today.Twelve cases are in Central Zone, one is in Western Zone and one in Northern Zone.“Black Friday ...
You can go to a pop-up testing site if you are at least 16 years old and meet the following conditions

You can go to a pop-up testing site if you are at least 16 years old and meet the following conditions

**** NS Health Release You can go to a pop-up testing site if you are at least 16 years old, and if you have: 🚫No COVID-19 symptoms 🚫Not recently travelled 🚫No contact with people who have COVID-19 🚫Not been at a location with COVID-19 exposure ...
Public Health has identified a case of COVID-19 at Bedford South School.

Public Health has identified a case of COVID-19 at Bedford South School.

**** HRCE Release “Please note: Public Health has identified a case of COVID-19 at Bedford South School. The school will be closed for deep cleaning & contact tracing until at least December 2 (inclusive). Staff will work from home & students will be supported with at-home learning.” ...
Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case, State of Emergency Renewed

Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Another School-based Case, State of Emergency Renewed————————————————————As of today, Nov. 27, Nova Scotia has 119 active cases of COVID-19. Nine new cases are being reported today.They all are in Central Zone. One new case, identified today, is at Bedford South School, a pre-primary to grade 4 ...
Recently police dispatch has been receiving numerous calls from the public requesting police take action against people that they believe have traveled to the Truro / Colchester area from HRM

Recently police dispatch has been receiving numerous calls from the public requesting police take action against people that they believe have traveled to the Truro / Colchester area from HRM

**** HRP Media Release Recently police dispatch has been receiving numerous calls from the public requesting police take action against people that they believe have traveled to the Truro / Colchester area from HRM. While Public Health is asking Nova Scotians to avoid non-essential travel in and out of western and central HRM (which is ...
NEW BRUNSWICK CHANGES TO ATLANTIC TRAVEL

NEW BRUNSWICK CHANGES TO ATLANTIC TRAVEL

**** Info via the NB Government NEW BRUNSWICK CHANGES TO ATLANTIC TRAVEL NEW BRUNSWICK CHANGES TO ATLANTIC TRAVEL • Unless exempt, travellers entering New Brunswick are required to self-isolate for 14 days. This includes New Brunswick residents returning to NB. • Registration for cross-border travel into New Brunswick from Nova Scotia, PEI or Newfoundland and ...
Protect yourself from scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Protect yourself from scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

**** RCMP Media Release Protect yourself from scams on Black Friday and Cyber MondayIn the time of COVID-19, many Nova Scotians are taking their shopping online. Scammers are looking to take advantage of this and cash in on Black Friday,​ Cyber Monday and the rest of the holiday season.“The more you know about scams, the less ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are now listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who visited the following locations on the specified date and time ...
Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery

Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery

**** HRM Media Release Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery   Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Halifax Regional Municipality will be providing 15-minutes of free parking at paid parking locations for the month of December. The purpose is to facilitate short-term pick-ups and loading while providing more flexibility for business owners and ...
Update on municipal seasonal events

Update on municipal seasonal events

**** HRM Media Release Update on municipal seasonal events Due to the impacts of COVID-19, there are a number of changes for annual holiday celebrations and commemorations organized by the municipality. As with all aspects of COVID-19, these events may be subject to change depending on public health and group gathering regulations. Halifax Christmas Tree ...
Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health launch swish and gargle video for kids who need COVID-19 testing

Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health launch swish and gargle video for kids who need COVID-19 testing

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health launch swish and gargle video for kids who need COVID-19 testing Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health have created a video to walk kids through the steps of what to expect from a swish and gargle COVID-19 test. Swish and gargle testing is offered at ...
Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19

Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————As of today, Nov. 26, Nova Scotia has 114 active cases of COVID-19. Fourteen new cases are being reported today.Twelve of the new cases are in Central Zone. One case is in Northern Zone and the other case is in Western Zone.“New restrictions have come into effect ...
Grant Program Offers Support to Restaurants, Bars and Gyms in Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County

Grant Program Offers Support to Restaurants, Bars and Gyms in Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County

**** BUSINESS Media Release Grant Program Offers Support to Restaurants, Bars and Gyms in Halifax Regional Municipality and Hants County—————————————————————A one-time grant of up to $5,000 is being made available to support businesses in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and Hants County that have been ordered by Public Health to temporarily close in response to rising ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release   Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across Halifax. Public Health is currently in the process of contacting all businesses listed below. ​ Anyone who visited the following locations on the specified date and ...
Sixteen New Cases of COVID-19

Sixteen New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Sixteen New Cases of COVID-19———————————————————— As of today, Nov. 25, Nova Scotia has 102 active cases of COVID-19. Sixteen new cases are being reported today.All new cases are in the Central Zone.“With the new restrictions introduced yesterday, we are asking all Nova Scotians to do more, to dig deeper – to ...
Province Creates Protections for Renters, More Beds for Homeless

Province Creates Protections for Renters, More Beds for Homeless

**** HOUSING Media Release Province Creates Protections for Renters, More Beds for Homeless————————————————————-Too many Nova Scotians are struggling to afford the place they call home, creating additional health and safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic and state of emergency. That’s why the province is taking steps to protect renters in all parts of the province ...
Police urge citizens to follow new COVID-19 requirements

Police urge citizens to follow new COVID-19 requirements

**** HRP Media Release Police urge citizens to follow new COVID-19 requirements ​ Halifax Regional Police is reminding people to follow the new public health measures that come into effect on November 26 in parts of the Halifax region. ​ ​ We strongly advise members of the public to educate and re-educate themselves on these ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 21 Halifax locations

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 21 Halifax locations

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at 21 Halifax locations Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across Halifax. Public Health is currently in the process of contacting all businesses listed below. Anyone who visited the following locations on the specified date and time to immediately ...
COVID-19 Update – Halifax Public Libraries Closure Notice

COVID-19 Update – Halifax Public Libraries Closure Notice

**** Halifax Libraries Release Public Service Announcement​ COVID-19 Update – Halifax Public Libraries Closure Notice ​ Halifax Public Libraries will​ temporarily close all branches, with the​ exception​ of Sheet Harbour Public Library,​ for in-person services​ effective 12:00am Wednesday, November 25, 2020​ due to an increase of COVID-19​ cases in​ Central Zone,​ Nova Scotia.​ All​ branches will ...
Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming

Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional ...
Thirty-seven New Cases of COVID-19

Thirty-seven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Thirty-seven New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 24, Nova Scotia has 87 active cases of COVID-19. Thirty-seven new cases are being reported today.Thirty-five of the new cases are in Central Zone, and a case in Northern Zone is connected to exposures in Central Zone. All of those cases were identified ...
New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19—————————————————————-To turn the tide of COVID-19 infections in Nova Scotia, Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, announced new restrictions in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and across the province today, Nov. 24.“We need to flip the switch on COVID-19 right ...
Asymptomatic Testing for Bar Staff and Patrons

Asymptomatic Testing for Bar Staff and Patrons

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Asymptomatic Testing for Bar Staff and Patrons—————————————————————-Government is implementing a broad asymptomatic testing strategy for people who go to or work in late-night bars and restaurants.As part of this plan, anyone who works in a licensed establishment or went to a bar or restaurant in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) after 10 ...
Nov.23 COVID-19 Exposures at 16 Locations across Halifax

Nov.23 COVID-19 Exposures at 16 Locations across Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Nov.23 COVID-19 Exposures at 16 Locations across Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of COVID exposure at a list of locations across Halifax.​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is asking that anyone who visited or worked at the following locations on the specified date and time to​ immediately​ self-isolate and​ ...
Eleven New Cases of COVID-19

Eleven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eleven New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 23, Nova Scotia has 51 active cases of COVID-19. Eleven new cases were identified Sunday, Nov. 22.All 11 new cases are in Central Zone. Eight are connected to previously reported cases; three are under investigation. One of the cases was detected Saturday, Nov. ...
New Computers, Technology for Students

New Computers, Technology for Students

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Media Release New Computers, Technology for Students—————————————————————Government is committed to supporting students and teachers as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves and creates challenges to learning. That is why Nova Scotia will bolster the education system with a $21.5-million investment in new computers and technology.The province will purchase up to 32,000 new Chromebooks ...
Police remind citizens to follow new COVID-19 requirements

Police remind citizens to follow new COVID-19 requirements

**** HRP Media Release Police remind citizens to follow new COVID-19 requirements ​ COVID-19 cases have continued to spike in recent weeks. Halifax Regional Police reminds people to follow the rules and get educated on the new requirements in parts of the Halifax region, effective today. We always start with education, but enforcement follow when ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of COVID exposure at a list of locations across Halifax. Please review each group of locations for specific instruction for those present at the dates and times listed. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is asking that anyone who visited the following locations on the ...
Eleven New Cases of COVID-19

Eleven New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eleven New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 22, Nova Scotia has 44 active cases of COVID-19. Eleven new cases were identified Saturday, Nov. 21.​All 11 new cases are in Central Zone. Six are connected to previously reported cases; five are under investigation.​This does not include a potential case that was ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations across Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of COVID exposure at a list of locations across Halifax. Please review each group of locations for specific instructions for those present at the dates and times listed.​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is asking ...
Mooseheads suspend activities following a positive Covid-19 test /  Moosehead Games Tonight and Wednesday postponed.

Mooseheads suspend activities following a positive Covid-19 test / Moosehead Games Tonight and Wednesday postponed.

****  Via the Moosehead / QMJHL Games Tonight and Wednesday postponed. Mooseheads suspend activities following a positive Covid-19 test The Halifax Mooseheads have recorded a positive COVID-19 test among the staff and are suspending team in-person activities. The league issued a memo to Mooseheads’ executives in which it outlined the following steps to take in ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following Halifax locations: Bell Aliant (209 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax) on Nov. 15 between 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.​ It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this ...
Eight New Cases of COVID-19

Eight New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eight New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 21, Nova Scotia has 33 active cases of COVID-19. Eight new cases were identified Friday, Nov. 20.All eight new cases are in Central Zone. Two are connected to previously reported cases; six are under investigation.“These increasing case numbers tell us we need to ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax locations Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following Halifax locations: The Pint Public House (1575 Argyle St., Halifax) on Nov. 13 between 10 p.m. and 12 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at ...
Response to COVID-19: Update to HRCE school facility bookings and arena capacity

Response to COVID-19: Update to HRCE school facility bookings and arena capacity

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Update to HRCE school facility bookings and arena capacity The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ School bookings: ​ The municipality coordinates facility bookings for all Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) schools for community and school use. ...
New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19—————————————————————-Protecting the health and safety of Nova Scotians by taking steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus is government’s top priority. That is why new restrictions on gathering limits and social circles in urban and many suburban areas of Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 20, Nova Scotia has 28 active cases of COVID-19. Five new cases were identified Thursday, Nov. 19.The new cases are in Central Zone. One was reported last night – a close contact of the Auburn Drive High School case. Another case is also ...
Second Case of Covid-19 at Auburn High; Some Schools Closed Friday

Second Case of Covid-19 at Auburn High; Some Schools Closed Friday

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Second Case of Covid-19 at Auburn High; Some Schools Closed Friday—————————————————————Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19 at Auburn Drive High School in Cole Harbour. The new case is a close contact of an earlier reported case at the school.Auburn Drive High and its family of schools will close ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various HRM locations

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various HRM locations

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various HRM locations  Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at: Your Father’s Mustache (5686 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax) on Nov. 13 between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the ...
Please note the following changes to Library services

Please note the following changes to Library services

**** Halifax Public Libraries Release The health and safety of our community members and staff is our top priority. Please note the following changes to Library services: 🔹Effective Thursday, November 19, the Library is temporarily suspending in-person programs and events until further notice. The Library will continue to offer Virtual Library programs. 🔹In an effort ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 19, Nova Scotia has 23 active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Wednesday, Nov. 18.The new case is in the Central Zone and is currently under investigation.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,314 Nova Scotia tests on Nov. 18.​ ​ ​ ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Bayers Lake restaurant, store

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Bayers Lake restaurant, store

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Bayers Lake restaurant, store Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at: East Side Mario’s (186 Chain Lake Dr, Bayers Lake) on Nov. 14 between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Nov. 16 between noon and 7 p.m. Anyone present at ...
Ultraviolet (UV) lights and wands falsely claiming to disinfect against COVID-19

Ultraviolet (UV) lights and wands falsely claiming to disinfect against COVID-19

**** Info via Health Canada Ultraviolet (UV) lights and wands falsely claiming to disinfect against COVID-19 Issue Health Canada is warning Canadians about the risks of using ultraviolet (UV) lights and wands that make unproven claims to disinfect against the COVID-19 virus. This includes ultraviolet C (UVC) products. UVC is an extremely dangerous form of ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— As of today, Nov. 18, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases were identified Tuesday, Nov. 17.The new cases are in the Central Zone. All the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,184 Nova Scotia ...
It is anticipated that the Emera Oval will open by mid-December, weather and ice conditions permitting

It is anticipated that the Emera Oval will open by mid-December, weather and ice conditions permitting

****  Halifax Parks and Rec Release It is anticipated that the Emera Oval will open by mid-December, weather and ice conditions permitting. As with all aspects of COVID-19, the following is subject to change depending on public health regulations. A final announcement of the Oval reopening, as well as COVID-19 operational plans will be released ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 17, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19. Five new cases were identified Monday, Nov. 16.The new cases are in the Central Zone. Two are the school-based cases announced yesterday. The other three are close contacts of previously reported cases.Nova Scotia Health ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth business

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth business

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Dartmouth business Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at GCR Tire & Service Centre (42 Isnor Dr, Dartmouth) on Nov. 13 between 8 and 10 a.m. Anyone present at this location during the time named is asked to monitor for ...
Nova Scotia Reports Two School-based Cases of COVID-19

Nova Scotia Reports Two School-based Cases of COVID-19

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Media Release Nova Scotia Reports Two School-based Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————Nova Scotia is reporting two additional cases of COVID-19 today, the first cases associated with schools.One person at Graham Creighton Junior High in Cherry Brook and one person at Auburn Drive High in Cole Harbour tested positive for COVID-19. Neither attended school ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————– As of today, Nov. 16, Nova Scotia has 23 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Sunday, Nov. 15.The new cases are in the Central Zone. Both are connected to previously reported cases and are still under investigation.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 844 ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 15, Nova Scotia has 21 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Saturday, Nov. 14.The new cases are in the Central Zone. Both are connected to previously reported cases, including one linked to the Clayton Park area. The cases are still ...
Update: Patrons of The Local on Nov. 9 asked to call 811 for COVID-19 testing

Update: Patrons of The Local on Nov. 9 asked to call 811 for COVID-19 testing

**** NSHA Media Release Update: Patrons of The Local on Nov. 9 asked to call 811 for COVID-19 testing Public Health is now asking patrons who were at The Local Bar and Restaurant on Nov. 9 between 4 p.m. and close to call 811 to arrange for COVID-19 testing, whether they have symptoms or not. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various HRM locations

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various HRM locations

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various HRM locations Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following locations: Real Fake Meats (2278 Gottingen St., Halifax) on Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the ...
Six New Cases of COVID-19

Six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Six New Cases of COVID-19——————————————————————————————————————— As of today, Nov. 14, Nova Scotia has 21 active cases of COVID-19. Six new cases were identified Friday, Nov. 13.​The new cases are in the Central Zone. All cases are all contacts of previously reported cases. One of the cases is related to the Bitter ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax bar, Bedford coffee shop

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax bar, Bedford coffee shop

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax bar, Bedford coffee shop Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following locations: The Local Restaurant and Bar (2037 Gottingen St, Halifax) on Nov. 9 between 4 p.m. and close. Anyone present at this location during the time named is asked ...
Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax restaurant, gym

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax restaurant, gym

**** NSHA Media Release Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax restaurant, gym Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following locations: Economy Shoe Shop Bar & Restaurant (1663 Argyle St., Halifax) on Nov. 8 between 8:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. ​ Anyone present at this location during the time named is ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 13, Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Thursday, Nov. 12.​One new case is in the Northern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The traveller self-isolated, as required. The ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax supermarket

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax supermarket

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax supermarket Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at Atlantic Superstore (1075 Barrington St, Halifax) on Nov. 7 between 9 and 10 a.m.​ ​ Anyone present at this location during the time named is asked to monitor for symptoms of ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 12, Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Wednesday, Nov. 11.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 891 Nova Scotia tests on Nov. 11.​To date, Nova Scotia has 119,799 negative test results, 1,134 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————– As of today, Nov. 11, Nova Scotia has 20 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Tuesday, Nov. 10.​The new cases are in the Central Zone and are close contacts of a previously reported case. These cases are not linked to the cluster of ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 28 flight from Montreal to Halifax​

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 28 flight from Montreal to Halifax​

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 28 flight from Montreal to Halifax​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight AC 7558 on Oct. 28 from Montreal to Halifax. It departed Montreal at 1:45 p.m. and landed in Halifax at 4:05 p.m. Passengers ...
Keep an eye out for this Q104 Toy Drive Banner at the Highfield Park Fire Station

Keep an eye out for this Q104 Toy Drive Banner at the Highfield Park Fire Station

**** Info via Q104 It’s almost time! “Keep an eye out for this Q104 Toy Drive Banner at the Highfield Park Fire Station! Thanks to the Halifax Professional Firefighters for partnering with us again this year and having the Q104 Toy Drive at their station, with increased COVID-19 distancing protocols. Drop off a new unwrapped ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————– As of today, Nov. 10, Nova Scotia has 18 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases were identified Monday, Nov. 9.The new cases are in the Central Zone. One case is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The traveller self-isolated, as required. The other two ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax stores​

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax stores​

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax stores​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at: Sobeys (Mill Cove, 961 Bedford Hwy, Bedford) on Nov. 6 between 8 and 10 p.m.​ NSLC (Mill Cove, 955 Bedford Hwy, Bedford) on Nov. 6 between 8 and 9 p.m.​ Anyone ...
Stricter Self-isolation for Non-Essential Travel

Stricter Self-isolation for Non-Essential Travel

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Stricter Self-isolation for Non-Essential Travel—————————————————————–With cases of COVID-19 rising, there are new self-isolation requirements for people hosting travellers from outside the Atlantic bubble.Effective today, if a person travelling for non-essential reasons enters Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada, everyone in the home where they are self-isolating will have to self-isolate as ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 9, Nova Scotia has 16 active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Sunday, Nov. 8.The new case is in the Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 658 Nova Scotia tests ...
Remembrance Day 2020 municipal service adjustments / Remembrance Day services modified due to COVID-19 restrictions

Remembrance Day 2020 municipal service adjustments / Remembrance Day services modified due to COVID-19 restrictions

**** HRM Media Release Remembrance Day 2020 municipal service adjustments ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments for Remembrance Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11: ​ Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours ​ No municipal garbage, organics or recyclables collection services will take place on Remembrance Day. ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 8, Nova Scotia has 20 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases were identified Saturday, Nov. 7.“I am concerned about the recent increase in both the number of cases and public exposure notices,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “We cannot become complacent about this ...
Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax Church and Montana’s Restaurant / Public Health Correction for Seat Numbers on WestJet Flight 254, October 30

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax Church and Montana’s Restaurant / Public Health Correction for Seat Numbers on WestJet Flight 254, October 30

**** NSHA Media Release Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax Church and Montana’s Restaurant Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposures to COVID-19 at: All Nations Full Gospel Church (Worshiping at Saint Andrew’s United Church, 6036 Coburg Road, Halifax) on Oct. 25 at 6:00 p.m.​ Anyone present at the location during this time is asked ...
Nova Scotia Health Public Health is updating the timeline for potential exposure to COVID-19 at The Bitter End Martini Bar and Restaurant

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is updating the timeline for potential exposure to COVID-19 at The Bitter End Martini Bar and Restaurant

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Public Health is updating the timeline for potential exposure to COVID-19 at The Bitter End Martini Bar and Restaurant (1572 Argyle Street) in Halifax on November 2. This exposure was previously announced on Thursday, November 5. The potential exposure to COVID-19 timeline for The Bitter End for November ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at six locations in Halifax, Dartmouth, and Bedford

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at six locations in Halifax, Dartmouth, and Bedford

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at six locations in Halifax, Dartmouth, and Bedford Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at: November 4 Gahan House (5239 Sackville Street, Halifax) on Nov 4 from 7:45 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Halifax Transit Route 59 from Portland Terminal to Alderney Terminal on ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— ——————————————————As of today, Nov. 7, Nova Scotia has 20 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases were identified Friday, Nov. 6.The new cases are in Central Zone. Two cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The other two cases are close contacts of previously reported ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax store, WestJet flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax store, WestJet flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax store, WestJet flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at: Dollarama (Scotia Square Mall, 5201 Duke St, Halifax) on October 27-30 between 12 noon and 3 p.m. ​ Anyone present at the location during this time is asked to monitor ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————– As of today, Nov. 6, Nova Scotia has 16 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Thursday, Nov. 5.​The new cases are in the Central Zone. One case is a close contact of the case reported Thursday, Nov. 5. Those linked cases remain under ...
Tree for Boston Dedicated to Frontline Health-Care Workers

Tree for Boston Dedicated to Frontline Health-Care Workers

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Release Tree for Boston Dedicated to Frontline Health-Care Workers————————————————————–Nova Scotia is sending some love to Boston, by way of Cape Breton.The Tree for Boston is the annual gift Nova Scotia sends to Boston to thank the city for sending aid after the Halifax Explosion in 1917. Heather and Tony Sampson from West ...
Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax bar, grocery store

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax bar, grocery store

**** NSHA Media Release Potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax bar, grocery store Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at: The Bitter End Martini Bar & Restaurant (1572 Argyle St, Halifax) on Nov. 2 between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Anyone present at the location during this time is asked ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 5, Nova Scotia has 18 active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Wednesday, Nov. 4.​The new case is in the Central Zone and is under investigation.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,058 Nova Scotia tests on Nov. 4.​To date, Nova Scotia ...
Financial Support for Arts and Culture Sector

Financial Support for Arts and Culture Sector

**** CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Financial Support for Arts and Culture Sector————————————————————————COVID-19 has had a significant impact on arts and culture organizations across Nova Scotia. That is why the province is providing $2.1 million to help meet their immediate needs.“Arts and culture organizations and the artists and creators within them help to tell the story of ...
Budget survey launches online

Budget survey launches online

**** HRM Media Release Budget survey launches online The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to help shape the next municipal business plan and budget by participating in a public survey available online from Thursday, Nov. 5 to Thursday, Nov. 26. For many, financial priorities have had to shift during COVID-19. The goal of this ...
Potential COVID-19 exposure at New Minas restaurant, Air Canada flight

Potential COVID-19 exposure at New Minas restaurant, Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential COVID-19 exposure at New Minas restaurant, Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposures to COVID-19 at: Chrismaria Family Restaurant (Unit 104, 8934 Commercial St., New Minas) on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.​ Anyone present at the location during this time is asked ...
Four New Cases of COVID-19

Four New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS– Four New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— As of today, Nov. 4, Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases were identified Tuesday, Nov. 3.​Two of the new cases are in Central Zone and travelled outside of Atlantic Canada together. The individuals are self-isolating, as required. The other two cases are in ...
COVID-19 Support for Municipalities

COVID-19 Support for Municipalities

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS Release COVID-19 Support for Municipalities————————————————————–Nova Scotians count on local governments to provide essential programs and services. That is why the province and the federal government are making sure municipalities have the resources they need during the pandemic.As part of the Safe Restart Agreement, municipalities in the province will receive $67.5 million today, ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 3, Nova Scotia has 16 active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Monday, Nov. 2.​The new case is in the Northern Zone and is currently under investigation by public health.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s lab is updating their system and the complete ...
School Gyms to Reopen for Community Physical Activity and Sports / Response to COVID-19: Update to HRCE school facility bookings

School Gyms to Reopen for Community Physical Activity and Sports / Response to COVID-19: Update to HRCE school facility bookings

**** EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Media Release School Gyms to Reopen for Community Physical Activity and Sports————————————————————–Following a safe and successful start to the school year and with appropriate measures in place, Nova Scotia public school gyms will gradually reopen to community groups for physical activity and sports.“We know the important role school facilities have in ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax gym on October 26

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax gym on October 26

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at Halifax gym on October 26 Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at Fit4Less, 1535 Dresden Row, Halifax, on October 26 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. ​ Anyone present at the location during this time is asked to monitor for symptoms of ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Nov. 2, Nova Scotia has 15 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Sunday, Nov. 1.​The new cases are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. One is a person in the Northern Zone who self-isolated, as required. The other case is ...
Requirements for wearing a mask and how to choose and take care of a non-medical mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Requirements for wearing a mask and how to choose and take care of a non-medical mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

**** NS Government Release Coronavirus (COVID-19): masks Requirements for wearing a mask and how to choose and take care of a non-medical mask to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. When worn properly, non-medical masks can reduce the risk of transmitting the virus. Your mask can be a commercial non-medical mask or a homemade mask ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

****  HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Nov. 1, Nova Scotia has 13 active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Saturday, Oct. 31.​The new cases are in Central Zone and are under investigation.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 554 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 31.​To date, Nova Scotia has ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————-As of today, Oct. 31, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. Five new cases were identified Friday, Oct. 30.​Of the new cases, two are in the Western Zone, two are in Northern Zone and one in Central Zone. Four are related to travel outside Atlantic ...
Potential COVID-19 exposure on two separate flights to Halifax

Potential COVID-19 exposure on two separate flights to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential COVID-19 exposure on two separate flights to Halifax Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential public exposure to COVID-19 on two recent flights arriving in Halifax: ​ Air Canada flight 7488 from Montreal to Halifax on October 25, 2020. The flight departed Montreal at 7:15 p.m. and arrived in Halifax at ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 30, Nova Scotia has six active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Thursday, Oct. 29.​The two new cases are in the Northern Zone and are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. One individual has been in self-isolation ...
Potential COVID-19 exposure at Glenholme restaurant

Potential COVID-19 exposure at Glenholme restaurant

**** NSHA Media Release Potential COVID-19 exposure at Glenholme restaurant Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at Glenholme Loop Petro Pass Restaurant, located at 3376 Hwy 104, Debert, on October 25, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ​ Anyone present at this location during this time are asked to monitor ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Oct. 29, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Wednesday, Oct. 28.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 915 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 28.​To date, Nova Scotia has 110,723 negative test results, 1,102 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Commercial Property Tax Relief for Owners of Hotels, Motels and Inns

Commercial Property Tax Relief for Owners of Hotels, Motels and Inns

**** BUSINESS Media Release Commercial Property Tax Relief for Owners of Hotels, Motels and Inns—————————————————————–Nova Scotia’s hotel, motel and inn operators are getting assistance with property tax bills to help with COVID-19 recovery.The Tourism Accommodations Real Property Tax Rebate Program will provide qualified operators a 25 per cent rebate on payment of 2020-21 commercial property ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 28, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Tuesday, Oct. 27.​Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 861 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 27.​To date, Nova Scotia has 110,079 negative test results, 1,102 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Enhanced COVID-19 Testing Process for Nova Scotians

Enhanced COVID-19 Testing Process for Nova Scotians

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Enhanced COVID-19 Testing Process for Nova Scotians————————————————————-Starting today, Oct. 28, online booking for COVID-19 testing appointments is available for any Nova Scotian getting a test through primary assessment centres in the Central Zone or at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.​“Allowing people to book their own COVID-19 test will significantly reduce ...
Nova Scotia to Resume Welcoming International Post-Secondary Students

Nova Scotia to Resume Welcoming International Post-Secondary Students

**** ADVANCED EDUCATION Release Nova Scotia to Resume Welcoming International Post-Secondary Students—————————————————————–Nova Scotia will resume welcoming international students to its post-secondary institutions in early November, with almost two dozen institutions ready with additional COVID-19 precautions.​Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada maintains the list of designated learning institutions approved by their province or territory to receive international ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 27, Nova Scotia has six active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Monday, Oct. 26.The new case is in the Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The individual has been self-isolating, as required.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 24 flight from Toronto to Halifax

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 24 flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 24 flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight​ AC 626 on October 24 from Toronto to Halifax. It departed Toronto at 9:30 p.m., landing in Halifax at 12:15 a.m. on October ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19————————————————————– As of today, Oct. 26, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Sunday, Oct. 25.The new case is in the Central Zone and is a close contact to a previously reported travel-related case.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 285 Nova ...
Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from Toronto to Halifax

Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight 254 on October 17 from Toronto to Halifax. It departed Toronto at 21:45 pm, landing in Halifax at 12:47 am on Oct. 18. ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— As of today, Oct. 24, Nova Scotia has six active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases were identified Friday, Oct. 23.The three new cases are all related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. Two cases are in the Central Zone and the individuals have been self-isolating, as ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS– No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 23, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Thursday, Oct. 22.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 786 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 22.To date, Nova Scotia has 107,622 negative test results, 1,097 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths. No ...
Travel Advisory for Northern New Brunswick, Statement

Travel Advisory for Northern New Brunswick, Statement

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Travel Advisory for Northern New Brunswick, Statement————————————————————–NOTE: The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health—————————————————————New Brunswick announced today, Oct.22, further restrictions related to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Campbellton-Restigouche region of northern New Brunswick.Restrictions in the Moncton area have been reduced as ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 22, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Wednesday, Oct. 21.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 975 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 21.To date, Nova Scotia has 106,965 negative test results, 1,097 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 21, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Tuesday, Oct. 20.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 766 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 20.To date, Nova Scotia has 106,213 negative test results, 1,097 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Several people charged during​ Wolfville​ homecoming weekend

Several people charged during​ Wolfville​ homecoming weekend

**** RCMP Media Release Several people charged during​ Wolfville​ homecoming weekend Kings District RCMP have​ charged a number of individuals over the homecoming weekend in the Town of Wolfville. Police continue to provide enforcement​ to address ongoing concerns related to partying, noise, liquor and Health Protection Act violations. On October 15, Kings District RCMP responded ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————– As of today, Oct. 20, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Monday, Oct. 19.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 552 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 19.To date, Nova Scotia has 105,651 negative test results, 1,097 positive COVID-19 cases and ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————— As of today, Oct. 19, Nova Scotia has six active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Sunday, Oct. 18.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 461 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 18.To date, Nova Scotia has 105,189 negative test results, 1,097 positive COVID-19 cases and ...
Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flights from Toronto to Halifax

Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flights from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flights from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on the following flight: Air Canada flight 604 on October 15 from Toronto to Halifax. It departed Toronto at 8 am. Passengers in rows 21-27 seats D, ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 18, Nova Scotia has six active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Saturday, Oct. 17.The two new cases are in the Central Zone and both are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The individuals have been self-isolating, as required.Nova Scotia Health ...
Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flights from Toronto to Halifax /Nova Scotia Health is advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on October 12, 2020 between 5-6 p.m

Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flights from Toronto to Halifax /Nova Scotia Health is advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on October 12, 2020 between 5-6 p.m

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flights from Toronto to Halifax / Update: Nova Scotia Health is advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on October 12, 2020 between 5-6 p.m Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on the following flights: Air Canada ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19

Two New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 17, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. Two new cases were identified Friday, Oct. 16.The two new cases are in the Central Zone and are both related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The two individuals have been self-isolating, as required.Nova Scotia ...
One New Case of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

One New Case of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 16, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Thursday, Oct. 15.The new case is in the Central Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The individual has been self-isolating, as required.Nova ...
Province to Implement COVID-19 Program to Improve Infrastructure

Province to Implement COVID-19 Program to Improve Infrastructure

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Province to Implement COVID-19 Program to Improve Infrastructure————————————————————–To support job creation, stimulate the economy and keep Nova Scotians safe, the province will take advantage of the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream.The new funding stream expands eligibility criteria to include health and education infrastructure. As two areas impacted by the ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19———————————————————–As of today, Oct. 15, Nova Scotia has three active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Wednesday, Oct. 14.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 907 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 14.To date, Nova Scotia has 102,918 negative test results, 1,092 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
COVID Alert App Available in Nova Scotia

COVID Alert App Available in Nova Scotia

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID Alert App Available in Nova Scotia—————————————————————–Nova Scotians will be able to receive COVID-19 exposure alerts directly to their smartphones when using Health Canada’s free COVID Alert App.“As a province we have all shown a steadfast commitment to flattening the curve and keeping COVID activity low,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “As ...
New partnership to support COVID-19 testing for essential work and travel

New partnership to support COVID-19 testing for essential work and travel

**** NSHA Media Release New partnership to support COVID-19 testing for essential work and travel COVID-19 testing for essential work or travel purposes is being expanded in Nova Scotia. ​ Nova Scotia Health has reached an agreement with PRAXES Medical Group to support COVID-19 testing for people who require proof that they do not have ...
Guidance for Trick-or-Treating and Halloween Gatherings

Guidance for Trick-or-Treating and Halloween Gatherings

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Guidance for Trick-or-Treating and Halloween Gatherings————————————————————-Government is reminding Nova Scotians of current public health guidelines and providing specific advice around Halloween as the holiday approaches.“Halloween is a fun celebration but I am concerned about parties and behaviours that would see us letting our guard down,” said Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 14, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Tuesday, Oct. 13.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 401 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 13.To date, Nova Scotia has 102,273 negative test results, 1,092 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
WestJet announced it will be indefinitely suspending operations to Moncton, Fredericton, Sydney and Charlottetown, while significantly reducing service to Halifax and St. John’s.

WestJet announced it will be indefinitely suspending operations to Moncton, Fredericton, Sydney and Charlottetown, while significantly reducing service to Halifax and St. John’s.

**** WestJet Media Release WestJet announced it will be indefinitely suspending operations to Moncton, Fredericton, Sydney and Charlottetown, while significantly reducing service to Halifax and St. John’s. The suspension eliminates more than 100 flights weekly or almost 80 percent of seat capacity from the Atlantic region starting November 2 and also suspends operations to Quebec City, with the removal of Toronto service.  Details can be found at bottom of release. “It has ...
Colon Cancer home screening kits back in the mail as program resumes after temporary suspension due to COVID-19

Colon Cancer home screening kits back in the mail as program resumes after temporary suspension due to COVID-19

**** NSHA Media Release Colon Cancer home screening kits back in the mail as program resumes after temporary suspension due to COVID-19 Home screening kits for colon cancer are back in the mail after a six-month program suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mail outs were suspended the middle of March when provincial endoscopy services ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————-As of today, Oct. 13, Nova Scotia has four active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Monday, Oct. 12.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 492 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 12.To date, Nova Scotia has 101,750 negative test results, 1,092 positive COVID-19 cases and ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19

Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19——————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 10, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases were identified Friday, Oct. 9.The three new cases are in the Central Zone. Two of the cases are related to travel outside of Canada, and the third is a close contact ...
Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from Toronto to Halifax

Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from Toronto to Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health advising of potential COVID-19 exposure on flight from Toronto to Halifax Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on the following flight: Air Canada flight 626 on September 30 from Toronto to Halifax. It departed Toronto at 9:00 pm and arrived in Halifax at ...
Individual fined for violating Emergency Management Act

Individual fined for violating Emergency Management Act

**** RCMP Media Release Individual fined for violating Emergency Management Act A university student in Wolfville is​ facing a fine for violating the Emergency Management Act.Last night just before 11 p.m., Kings District RCMP received a complaint of a large group of students gathered at a residence on Bay St. in Wolfville. Police attended and found more than​ 75 ...
Chief Medical Officer of Health Statement on Atlantic Bubble

Chief Medical Officer of Health Statement on Atlantic Bubble

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Chief Medical Officer of Health Statement on Atlantic Bubble————————————————————–NOTE: The following is a statement from Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health————————————————————–We are monitoring the situation in New Brunswick and are in close contact with our counterparts in that province. There are no changes to our border policy ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 9, Nova Scotia has three active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Thursday, Oct. 8.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 874 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 8.To date, Nova Scotia has 100,109 negative test results, 1,089 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Atlantic Bubble: Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two Moncton, NB locations

Atlantic Bubble: Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two Moncton, NB locations

**** NSHA Media Release Atlantic Bubble: Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two Moncton, NB locations Nova Scotians who recently visited the Moncton, New Brunswick area asked to review the following shared by New Brunswick Public Health (full release available here) about potential exposure to COVID-19 at two Moncton locations:​ Optical Centre, Costco Moncton, 149 Granite Drive: ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Oct. 8, Nova Scotia has three active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Wednesday, Oct. 7.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 879 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 7.To date, Nova Scotia has 99,388 negative test results, 1,089 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————As of today, Oct. 7, Nova Scotia has three active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Tuesday, Oct. 6.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 836 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 6.To date, Nova Scotia has 98,704 negative test results, 1,089 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
More Improvements in COVID-19 Testing for Nova Scotians

More Improvements in COVID-19 Testing for Nova Scotians

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release More Improvements in COVID-19 Testing for Nova Scotians—————————————————————Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Oct. 6, that the province is increasing its capacity to test Nova Scotians with symptoms of COVID-19 as quickly as possible.“Testing is an important part of the public health measures,” said Premier McNeil. “Our testing strategy has been working ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 6, Nova Scotia has three active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Monday, Oct. 5.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 482 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 5.To date, Nova Scotia has 98,110 negative test results, 1,089 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Antigonish District RCMP continue to take enforcement measures under the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act

Antigonish District RCMP continue to take enforcement measures under the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish District RCMP continue to take enforcement measures under the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act. This past weekend, Antigonish RCMP attended several large house parties where three individuals were charged under the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act for failing to social distance. Four people were also charged under the Liquor Act ...
Significant Revenue Shortfall at Halifax International Airport Authority Results in Airport Improvement Fee Increases for 2021

Significant Revenue Shortfall at Halifax International Airport Authority Results in Airport Improvement Fee Increases for 2021

**** HIAA Media Release Significant Revenue Shortfall at Halifax International Airport Authority Results in Airport Improvement Fee Increases for 2021 A 90 per cent decline in passenger traffic and associated revenues due to the global disruption in air travel from the COVID-19 pandemic has led Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) to increase Airport Improvement Fees ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19————————————————————-As of today, Oct. 5, Nova Scotia has three active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Sunday, Oct. 4.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 576 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 4.To date, Nova Scotia has 97,677 negative test results, 1,089 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Guidance for Thanksgiving Gatherings

Guidance for Thanksgiving Gatherings

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS/ Release Guidance for Thanksgiving Gatherings—————————————————————–Thanksgiving celebrations may look different in 2020 and government is reminding Nova Scotians of the current public health measures as the holiday approaches.People can continue to gather in close social groups of up to 10 without physical distancing. Nova Scotians are strongly encouraged to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and ...
Beginning this weekend October 3 and 4, the Department of Health and Wellness will only send news releases on weekends when there are new cases of COVID-19 to report

Beginning this weekend October 3 and 4, the Department of Health and Wellness will only send news releases on weekends when there are new cases of COVID-19 to report

**** Health / Wellness Beginning this weekend October 3 and 4, the Department of Health and Wellness will only send news releases on weekends when there are new cases of COVID-19 to report. No new cases in the province. ...
One New Case of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

One New Case of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 2, Nova Scotia has three active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Thursday, Oct. 1.The new case is in the Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The individual has been self-isolating, as ...
No New Cases of COVID-19 / Faster COVID-19 Testing for Nova Scotians

No New Cases of COVID-19 / Faster COVID-19 Testing for Nova Scotians

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has two active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Wednesday, Sept. 30.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 977 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 30.To date, Nova Scotia has 95,244 negative test results, 1,088 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 ...
Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials

Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials

**** JUSTICE Media Release Satellite Courtrooms Secured for HRM Criminal Jury Trials—————————————————————–Criminal jury trials will be able to resume safely in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) with the creation of two new satellite courtrooms for the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.About 22,000 square feet of leased space has been secured on Mellor Drive in Dartmouth. The ...
One New Case of COVID-19

One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Sept. 30, Nova Scotia has two active cases of COVID-19. One new case was identified Tuesday, Sept. 29.The new case is in the Northern Zone and is related to travel outside of Canada. The individual has been self-isolating, as required.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS– No New Cases of COVID-19—————————————————————–As of today, Sept. 29, Nova Scotia has one active case of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Monday, Sept. 28.Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 841 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 28.To date, Nova Scotia has 93,644 negative test results, 1,087 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths. One ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS– No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————– As of today, Sept. 28, Nova Scotia has one active case of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Sunday, Sept. 27. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 863 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 27. To date, Nova Scotia has 93,039 negative test results, 1,087 positive COVID-19 cases ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- As of today, Sept. 27, Nova Scotia has one active case of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Saturday, Sept. 26. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 878 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 26. To date, Nova Scotia has 92,348 negative test results, 1,087 positive ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————————————————————– As of today, Sept. 26, Nova Scotia has one active case of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Friday, Sept. 25. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,131 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 25. To date, Nova Scotia has 91,459 negative test results, 1,087 positive ...
As students return to campus, Halifax Regional Police is stressing the need for responsibility to their community & to maintain a positive quality of life for our neighbours

As students return to campus, Halifax Regional Police is stressing the need for responsibility to their community & to maintain a positive quality of life for our neighbours

**** HRP Media Release As students return to campus, Halifax Regional Police is stressing the need for responsibility to their community & to maintain a positive quality of life for our neighbours. Learn more about common offences and accompanying fines Quality of life in our neighbourhoods In September, our region becomes home to thousands of ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————— As of today, Sept. 25, Nova Scotia has one active case of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Thursday, Sept. 24. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,015 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 24. To date, Nova Scotia has 90,719 negative test results, 1,087 positive ...
Government Extends Virtual Care Options

Government Extends Virtual Care Options

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Government Extends Virtual Care Options ————————————————————- Government is extending access to virtual care options like telephone and videoconferencing that are available for doctors to connect with patients. Physicians’ payment codes for virtual visits will be available until Dec. 31, 2020. “We know Nova Scotians and doctors have appreciated keeping their appointments ...