The Covid Chronicle

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on one West Jet flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on one West Jet flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on one West Jet flight ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on one 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 specified rows and seats should ...
10 New Cases of COVID-19, Five Recoveries

10 New Cases of COVID-19, Five Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 10 New Cases of COVID-19, Five Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, June 12, Nova Scotia is reporting 10 new cases of COVID-19 and five recoveries. ​ There are five new cases in Central Zone. Four of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. One is related to travel. Four cases are ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone and Halifax Transit bus routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone and Halifax Transit bus routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone and Halifax Transit bus routes ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone and several Halifax Transit bus routes. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone ...
New COVID-19 Case at Cape Breton School, Additional Case at Citadel High

New COVID-19 Case at Cape Breton School, Additional Case at Citadel High

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New COVID-19 Case at Cape Breton School, Additional Case at Citadel High ——————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting one COVID-19 case today, June 11, connected to Breton Education Centre in Eastern Zone. The person has not been in the school since Friday, June 4. The school expects to reopen to students on ...
Update on Asymptomatic Testing, New Workplace Testing Initiative

Update on Asymptomatic Testing, New Workplace Testing Initiative

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Update on Asymptomatic Testing, New Workplace Testing Initiative ——————————————————– The province continues to expand its asymptomatic testing strategy with the new Nova Scotia COVID-19 Rapid Screening Program for Workplaces. The program supports employers across the province to put in place regular screening for their staff. “Asymptomatic testing is an important part ...
One Death, Eight New Cases of COVID-19, Delta Variant Cases Identified, State of Emergency Renewed

One Death, Eight New Cases of COVID-19, Delta Variant Cases Identified, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, Eight New Cases of COVID-19, Delta Variant Cases Identified, State of Emergency Renewed —————————————————————- Today, June 11, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A man in his 50s has died in Central Zone. Nova Scotia is also reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 and 11 recoveries. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central Zone, plus several Halifax Transit routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central Zone, plus several Halifax Transit routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central Zone, plus several Halifax Transit routes   Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central Zone, plus several Halifax Transit routes. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are ...
15 New Cases of COVID-19, 31 Recoveries

15 New Cases of COVID-19, 31 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 15 New Cases of COVID-19, 31 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, June 10, Nova Scotia is reporting 15 new cases of COVID-19 and 31 recoveries. ​ There are 12 new cases in Central Zone. Seven of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. Three are related to travel and two are ...
New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School

New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS MEDIA RELEASE   New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School ———————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting one COVID-19 case today, June 9, connected to Fairview Junior High in Central Zone. The school will close to students until Monday, June 14, to allow for testing of close contacts and a deep cleaning of the school. The ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, plus three Halifax Transit routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, plus three Halifax Transit routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, plus three Halifax Transit routes Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, plus three Halifax Transit routes. In addition to media releases, all potential ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling

COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling —————————————————— Nova Scotians who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on or before April 10 and are scheduled to receive their second dose on or before July 24 can now reschedule their appointments for earlier dates. Those who provided an email address at the time ...
13 New Cases of COVID-19, 20 Recoveri

13 New Cases of COVID-19, 20 Recoveri

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 13 New Cases of COVID-19, 20 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, June 9, Nova Scotia is reporting 13 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 recoveries. There are seven new cases in Central Zone. Two of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. Two are related to travel and three are under ...
Nova Scotia Health to ease visitor restrictions in phases

Nova Scotia Health to ease visitor restrictions in phases

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health to ease visitor restrictions in phases Nova Scotia Health will begin easing restrictions at its facilities beginning on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. This will allow more opportunities for family caregivers and primary support persons to support patients in the hospital, where it is feasible and safe to do ...
17 New Cases of COVID-19, 28 Recoveries

17 New Cases of COVID-19, 28 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 17 New Cases of COVID-19, 28 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, June 8, Nova Scotia is reporting 17 new cases of COVID-19 and 28 recoveries. There are nine new cases in Central Zone. Five of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and four are under investigation. One of the cases ...
AstraZeneca Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling

AstraZeneca Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release AstraZeneca Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling —————————————————————- Nova Scotians who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the province on or before April 21 will be able to reschedule their second dose appointment before June 30. Rescheduling notices will be sent this week by email to the account provided ...
New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School

New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New COVID-19 Case at Halifax School —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting one COVID-19 case today, June 7, connected to Halifax West High in Central Zone. The school will close to students until Friday, June 11, to allow for testing of close contacts and a deep cleaning of the school. Students will ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and several

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

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and several   Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and several Halifax Transit bus routes. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at ...
14 New Cases of COVID-19, 36 Recoveries

14 New Cases of COVID-19, 36 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 14 New Cases of COVID-19, 36 Recoveries ——————————————————— Today, June 7, Nova Scotia is reporting 14 new cases of COVID-19 and 36 recoveries. There are 11 new cases in Central Zone. Nine of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and two are under investigation. Two of the cases ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central & Eastern zones and several Halifax Transit bus routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central & Eastern zones and several Halifax Transit bus routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central & Eastern zones and several Halifax Transit bus routes Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central and Eastern zones, as well as several Halifax Transit bus routes.​ In addition to media releases, all potential ...
Two Schools Report COVID-19 Cases

Two Schools Report COVID-19 Cases

**** HEALTH / WELLNESS Media Release Two Schools Report COVID-19 Cases ———————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting two COVID-19 cases today, June 6, connected to schools in Central Zone. One person at each of the following schools tested positive: – Graham Creighton Junior High, Dartmouth – Bedford and Forsyth Education Centres (Dartmouth Campus) The schools will ...
12 New Cases of COVID-19, 32 Recoveries

12 New Cases of COVID-19, 32 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 12 New Cases of COVID-19, 32 Recoveries ——————————————————— Today, June 6, Nova Scotia is reporting 12 new cases of COVID-19 and 32 recoveries. There are seven new cases in Central Zone. Six of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and one is under investigation. Three cases are in ...
18 New Cases of COVID-19, 45 Recoveries

18 New Cases of COVID-19, 45 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 18 New Cases of COVID-19, 45 Recoveries ——————————————————— Today, June 5, Nova Scotia is reporting 18 new cases of COVID-19 and 45 recoveries. There are 13 new cases in Central Zone. Twelve of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and one is under investigation. Four cases are 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 retail location in 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 the ...
Parks and Recreation summer programming and facility update

Parks and Recreation summer programming and facility update

**** HRM Media Release Parks and Recreation summer programming and facility update ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that summer recreation programs have once again been planned in accordance with public health guidelines. ​ Outdoor recreation programing will be offered in June and both indoor and outdoor (half-day and full-day) summer camps are ...
Voluntary Airport Testing for Travellers, Changes to Self-isolation Requirements for Vaccinated Rotational Workers

Voluntary Airport Testing for Travellers, Changes to Self-isolation Requirements for Vaccinated Rotational Workers

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Voluntary Airport Testing for Travellers, Changes to Self-isolation Requirements for Vaccinated Rotational Workers —————————————————— Starting June 8, travellers flying into Nova Scotia can receive a COVID-19 test kit at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Travellers who arrive at the airport will be provided with a kit and instructions to complete their ...
15 New Cases of COVID-19, 37 Recoveries

15 New Cases of COVID-19, 37 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 15 New Cases of COVID-19, 37 Recoveries ——————————————————— Today, June 4, Nova Scotia is reporting 15 new cases of COVID-19 and 37 recoveries. There are nine new cases in Central Zone. Six of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases, two are related to travel and one is under ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone and two flights

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

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone and two flights  Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in Central Zone and two flights.​ In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at or visited ...
One Death, 25 New Cases of COVID-19, 60 Recoveries

One Death, 25 New Cases of COVID-19, 60 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, 25 New Cases of COVID-19, 60 Recoveries ——————————————————— Today, June 3, Nova Scotia is reporting one death related to COVID-19. A man in his 30s has died in Central Zone. Nova Scotia is also reporting 25 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 recoveries. There are 15 new cases in ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling

COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose Rescheduling —————————————————————- Nova Scotians who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine between March 11 and 21 and are scheduled to receive their second dose between June 24 and July 3 can now reschedule their appointments for earlier dates. A notice to reschedule will be sent by ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone and two Halifax Transit bus routes.

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone and two Halifax Transit bus routes.

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone and two Halifax Transit bus routes.   Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone and two Halifax Transit bus routes. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are ...
Two Deaths, 17 New Cases of COVID-19, 72 Recoveries, Vaccine-Related Thrombosis Confirmed

Two Deaths, 17 New Cases of COVID-19, 72 Recoveries, Vaccine-Related Thrombosis Confirmed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two Deaths, 17 New Cases of COVID-19, 72 Recoveries, Vaccine-Related Thrombosis Confirmed —————————————————————- Today, June 2, Nova Scotia is reporting two deaths related to COVID-19. Two men, both in their 60s, have died in Central Zone. Nova Scotia is also reporting 17 new cases of COVID-19 and 72 recoveries. There are ...
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 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 the ...
Nova Scotia Resumes Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Nova Scotia Resumes Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotia Resumes Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine —————————————————————- Nova Scotia will resume the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for second doses only, effective today, June 1. The decision comes after the National Advisory Committee on Immunization updated its guidance on the interchangeability of COVID-19 vaccines approved for use by Health Canada. ...
12 New Cases of COVID-19, 91 Recoveries

12 New Cases of COVID-19, 91 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 12 New Cases of COVID-19, 91 Recoveries ———————————————————- Today, June 1, Nova Scotia is reporting 12 new cases of COVID-19 and 91 recoveries. There are eight new cases in Central Zone. Six of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and two cases are under investigation. Three cases are ...
Response to COVID-19: Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces

Response to COVID-19: Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ As part of the Halifax Mobility Response Plan, the following changes will go into effect by end of business day on Wednesday, June 2 ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and one Halifax Transit bus route correction

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and one Halifax Transit bus route correction

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and one Halifax Transit bus route correction Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and one Halifax Transit bus route correction. In addition to media releases, ...
In-person Classes to Resume in Halifax Regional Municipality, Sydney

In-person Classes to Resume in Halifax Regional Municipality, Sydney

**** EDUCATION Media Release In-person Classes to Resume in Halifax Regional Municipality, Sydney ———————————————————- ———————————————————- In-person classes at public and private schools in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and Sydney will resume on Thursday, June 3. This decision is based on advice from public health about the province’s improving epidemiology. All public health measures as outlined ...
17 New Cases of COVID-19, 74 Recoveries

17 New Cases of COVID-19, 74 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 17 New Cases of COVID-19, 74 Recoveries ———————————————————– Today, May 31, Nova Scotia is reporting 17 new cases of COVID-19 and 74 recoveries. All the new cases are in Central Zone. There is limited community spread in Central Zone. Eastern, Northern and Western Zones continue to be closely monitored for community ...
The Wharf Rat Rally, an annual gathering on the Digby Waterfront over Labour Day Weekend, has been cancelled for 2021

The Wharf Rat Rally, an annual gathering on the Digby Waterfront over Labour Day Weekend, has been cancelled for 2021

**** Rally Release The Wharf Rat Rally, an annual gathering on the Digby Waterfront over Labour Day Weekend, has been cancelled for 2021. An event of this size takes nearly a year to plan and organize, and the third wave brought those preparations to a halt. While the provincial plans for reopening announced on Friday, ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and several Halifax Transit routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and several Halifax Transit routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and several Halifax Transit routes Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and several Halifax Transit routes. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked at ...
One Death, 20 New Cases of COVID-19, 80 Recoveries

One Death, 20 New Cases of COVID-19, 80 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, 20 New Cases of COVID-19, 80 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 30, Nova Scotia is reporting 20 new cases of COVID-19 and 80 recoveries. A woman in her 80s has died in Central Zone. There are 14 new cases in Central Zone, five in Eastern Zone and one in Western ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones, various Halifax Transit routes, one flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones, various Halifax Transit routes, one flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones, various Halifax Transit routes, one flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones, various Halifax Transit routes and one flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure ...
Public Health Mobile Unit to provide testing for residents of Mineville and surrounding communities

Public Health Mobile Unit to provide testing for residents of Mineville and surrounding communities

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Unit to provide testing for residents of Mineville and surrounding communities ​ ​ In response to the recent increase of potential COVID-19 public exposure notices in the Central Zone and the resulting increase in demand for testing, Public Health’s Mobile Health Unit will be in Mineville this coming ...
Four Deaths, 33 New Cases of COVID-19, 48 Recoveries

Four Deaths, 33 New Cases of COVID-19, 48 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Four Deaths, 33 New Cases of COVID-19, 48 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 29, Nova Scotia is reporting four deaths related to COVID-19 and 33 new cases. The deaths are: — a man in his 80s in Western Zone — two men in their 80s in Central Zone — a woman in ...
Air Show Atlantic 2021 scheduled for August 28th and 29th in Debert, Nova Scotia has been cancelled

Air Show Atlantic 2021 scheduled for August 28th and 29th in Debert, Nova Scotia has been cancelled

**** Airshow Atlantic Release It is a sad day. Air Show Atlantic 2021 scheduled for August 28th and 29th in Debert, Nova Scotia has been cancelled. For the most detailed explanation of all the factors that went into this decision we encourage you to listen Episode 4 of the Air Show Atlantic Podcast where we ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations in Central and Western Zones

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

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations in Central and Western Zones Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations in Central and Western Zones. 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 ...
Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Update

Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Update

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Update ​ 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, phase one of the public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional Municipality ...
RCAF Air Demonstration teams launch 2021 season under Operation INSPIRATION

RCAF Air Demonstration teams launch 2021 season under Operation INSPIRATION

**** DND Media Release RCAF Air Demonstration teams launch 2021 season under Operation INSPIRATION ​ The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) air demonstration teams officially began their 2021 season today after formal certification by the Commanders of 1 Canadian Air Division and 2 Canadian Air Division following an acceptance show at 15 Wing Moose Jaw. ​ This ...
Nova Scotia Gradually Reopening for Summer

Nova Scotia Gradually Reopening for Summer

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotia Gradually Reopening for Summer —————————————————————- Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, May 28, that the province will reopen gradually under a five-phase plan. “Our phased plan will allow us to safely enjoy summer with public health measures in place ...
In-person Classes to Resume in Most Regions, Licensed Child Care Returns to Full Capacity

In-person Classes to Resume in Most Regions, Licensed Child Care Returns to Full Capacity

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD Development Release In-person Classes to Resume in Most Regions, Licensed Child Care Returns to Full Capacity In-person classes will resume Wednesday, June 2, at all Nova Scotia public and private schools outside of Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and Sydney. Also on June 2, licensed child-care centres and family daycare homes across the ...
One Death, 40 New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

One Death, 40 New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, 40 New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed —————————————————————- Today, May 28, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A woman in her 50s has died in Central Zone. There have now been 80 COVID-19-related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 40 new ...
Police issue summary offence ticket for failing to follow Health Protection Act

Police issue summary offence ticket for failing to follow Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue summary offence ticket for failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police issued a summary offence ticket to a woman yesterday for failing to follow the Health Protection Act. ​ At approximately 7 p.m. police investigated a report that a woman from Halifax had not been self-isolating as required ...
Laboratory services, testing reductions continue due to COVID-19 testing requirements

Laboratory services, testing reductions continue due to COVID-19 testing requirements

**** NSHA Media Release Laboratory services, testing reductions continue due to COVID-19 testing requirements Nova Scotia Health laboratories continue to process a high volume of COVID-19 tests. This means many routine or non-urgent laboratory tests have been temporarily reduced or suspended, including routine blood collection and water testing. People whose tests are required for immediate ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone, various Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone, various Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone, various Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone, various Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are ...
33 New Cases of COVID-19, 182 Recoveries

33 New Cases of COVID-19, 182 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 33 New Cases of COVID-19, 182 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 27, Nova Scotia is reporting 33 new cases of COVID-19 and 182 recoveries. There are 18 cases in Eastern Zone, 14 in Central Zone and one in Northern Zone. One of the cases in Eastern Zone involves a staff member at ...
First Chief Officer of Office of Mental Health and Addictions Appointed

First Chief Officer of Office of Mental Health and Addictions Appointed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release First Chief Officer of Office of Mental Health and Addictions Appointed ——————————————————– The provincial government has appointed Dr. Sam Hickcox as Nova Scotia’s first chief officer of the new Office of Mental Health and Addictions. Dr. Hickcox, currently the physician lead for addictions medicine at the Nova Scotia Health Authority, will ...
People Aged 12 to 19 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

People Aged 12 to 19 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 12 to 19 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments ———————————————————- Starting today, May 27, COVID-19 vaccine appointments are open to booking provincewide for people aged 12 and older. Nova Scotia currently has two vaccines approved for use. The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone 12 and older. The Moderna ...
Spring Curbside Giveaway Weekend cancelled

Spring Curbside Giveaway Weekend cancelled

**** HRM Media Release Spring Curbside Giveaway Weekend cancelled In following with current public health measures related to COVID-19, the Curbside Giveaway Weekend scheduled for Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 has been cancelled.​ Residents are encouraged to hold on to any items they wish to giveaway or donate in the future until donation centres ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones and one flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones and one flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones and one flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central and Eastern Zones and one flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here:​ http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who worked ...
Province Strengthens Support for Restaurant and Bar Industry

Province Strengthens Support for Restaurant and Bar Industry

**** INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH Release Province Strengthens Support for Restaurant and Bar Industry The Nova Scotia government is amending the Liquor Licensing Regulations to help the restaurant and bar industry while ensuring protections are still in place for the safe and responsible sale and consumption of alcohol. In addition, restaurants and bars now have the ...
37 New Cases of COVID-19, 94 Recoveries

37 New Cases of COVID-19, 94 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 37 New Cases of COVID-19, 94 Recoveries ————————————————————- Today, May 26, Nova Scotia is reporting 37 new cases of COVID-19 and 94 recoveries. There are 22 cases in Central Zone, 11 in Eastern Zone and four in Northern Zone. There is still community spread in Central Zone and limited community spread ...
Police issue summary offence tickets for failing to follow Health Protection Act  ​

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

**** HRP Media Release Police issue summary offence tickets for failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police issued summary offence tickets to two people yesterday for failing to follow the Health Protection Act. ​ At approximately 12 p.m. police investigated a report that two people from Halifax who had been traveling outside the country ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and three Halifax Transit bus routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and three Halifax Transit bus routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and three Halifax Transit bus routes Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central, Northern and Eastern Zones and three Halifax Transit bus routes. In addition to media releases, ...
Testing encouraged after low weekend turnout

Testing encouraged after low weekend turnout

**** NSHA Media Release Testing encouraged after low weekend turnout Public Health is encouraging Nova Scotians to get out and get tested after a significant number of appointments at primary assessment centres remained unfilled across the province during the past few days. Getting tested regularly is quick and easy and one of the ways to ...
Vaccine Plan Ahead of Schedule, Earlier Second Doses

Vaccine Plan Ahead of Schedule, Earlier Second Doses

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Vaccine Plan Ahead of Schedule, Earlier Second Doses ———————————————————- Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan is ahead of schedule. People 20 and older became eligible to book a vaccine today, May 25, and those 12 and older will become eligible to book an appointment by the end of May. “We made ...
54 New Cases of COVID-19, 102 Recoveries

54 New Cases of COVID-19, 102 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 54 New Cases of COVID-19, 102 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 25, Nova Scotia is reporting 54 new cases of COVID-19 and 102 recoveries. There are 35 cases in Central Zone, 15 in Eastern Zone, three in Northern Zone and one in Western Zone. Cumulative cases by zone have changed as data ...
Police ticket three people for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

Police ticket three people for failing to follow the Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police ticket three people for failing to follow the Health Protection Act ​ Police ticketed three people for failing to follow the regulations of Health Protection Act in two separate incidents this weekend in Halifax. ​ On May 22 at approximately 2:15 p.m. police responded to a report that a small group ...
People Aged 20 to 24 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

People Aged 20 to 24 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 20 to 24 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines —————————————————————- Starting today, May 25, people aged 20 and older can book appointments for the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province. Appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in community clinics and participating pharmacies will be released on ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations in the Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations in the Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations in the Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at several 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 ...
49 New Cases of COVID-19, 98 Recoveries

49 New Cases of COVID-19, 98 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 49 New Cases of COVID-19, 98 Recoveries ——————————————————————————————————————— Today, May 24, Nova Scotia is reporting 49 new cases of COVID-19 and 98 recoveries. There are 41 cases in Central Zone and 8 in Eastern Zone. Cumulative cases by zone have changed as data was recently updated in Panorama. Changes can occur ...
RCMP fines 9 under Health Protection Act related to a house party in Cole Harbour

RCMP fines 9 under Health Protection Act related to a house party in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP fines 9 under Health Protection Act related to a house party in Cole Harbour Halifax District RCMP has charged nine people for violating Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act related to a house party in Cole Harbour. At​ 9:35​ p.m. Sunday night, police attended a residence on the Bissett Rd. in ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, one Halifax Transit bus route and one Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, one Halifax Transit bus route and one Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, one Halifax Transit bus route and one Air Canada flight   Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in the Central and Eastern Zones, one Halifax Transit bus route, and one Air ...
Two deaths, 74 New Cases of COVID-19, 103 Recoveries

Two deaths, 74 New Cases of COVID-19, 103 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two deaths, 74 New Cases of COVID-19, 103 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 23, Nova Scotia is reporting two deaths related to COVID-19. A man and woman, both in their 70s, have died in Central Zone. There have now been 79 COVID-19-related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 74 ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in all four Zones, several Transit Cape Breton and Halifax Transit bus routes

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in all four Zones, several Transit Cape Breton and Halifax Transit bus routes

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in all four Zones, several Transit Cape Breton and Halifax Transit bus routes Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in all four zones, several Transit Cape Breton and Halifax Transit bus routes. In addition to media releases, ...
One Death, 64 New Cases of COVID-19, Vaccine Milestone

One Death, 64 New Cases of COVID-19, Vaccine Milestone

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, 64 New Cases of COVID-19, Vaccine Milestone ———————————————————- Today, May 22, Nova Scotia is reporting one death related to COVID-19. A woman in her 60s has died in Central Zone. There have now been 77 COVID-19 related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 64 new cases ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and an Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and an Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and an Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and one flight. In ...
Moving to Nova Scotia, Travelling from Prince Edward Island

Moving to Nova Scotia, Travelling from Prince Edward Island

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Moving to Nova Scotia, Travelling from Prince Edward Island —————————————————————- The Nova Scotia government is expanding the criteria for people who are moving to the province and adding flexibility for travel from Prince Edward Island. “We are responding to concerns we have heard from people who are moving here,” said Premier ...
RCMP fines ten people for violating Health Protection Act

RCMP fines ten people for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP fines ten people for violating Health Protection Act Halifax District RCMP has charged ten people for violating Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act in two separate instances. At 1:50 a.m. on May​ 20, police were on patrol and stopped a vehicle on Highway 7 in Port Dufferin. Police learned that three ...
Two Deaths, 84 New Cases of COVID-19, 197 Recoveries

Two Deaths, 84 New Cases of COVID-19, 197 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two Deaths, 84 New Cases of COVID-19, 197 Recoveries ———————————————————- Today, May 21, Nova Scotia is reporting two deaths related to COVID-19. Two men in their 70s have died in Central Zone. There have now been 76 COVID-19 related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 84 new cases ...
RCMP charges business for violating Health Protection Act

RCMP charges business for violating Health Protection Act

***’ RCMP Media Release RCMP charges business for violating Health Protection Act Yarmouth Municipal RCMP has charged a business for violating Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act. At approximately 12:45 p.m. yesterday, police received a complaint of food truck employees in Yarmouth not wearing masks, as required by the Health Protection Act. Police attended and confirmed ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and one flight.

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and one flight.

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and one flight. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, several Halifax Transit bus routes and one flight. In addition to ...
Emergency Funding for Child-Care Centres

Emergency Funding for Child-Care Centres

**** EARLY CHILDHOOD Development Media Release Emergency Funding for Child-Care Centres —————————————————– More than $1.75 million in emergency funding will be deposited in the bank accounts of child-care centres across the province by Friday, May 21, to ensure centres remain viable while capacity is capped at 60 per cent under COVID-19 restrictions. The money covers ...
65 New Cases of COVID-19, 184 Recoveries

65 New Cases of COVID-19, 184 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 65 New Cases of COVID-19, 184 Recoveries ———————————————————- Today, May 20, Nova Scotia is reporting 65 new cases of COVID-19 and 184 recoveries. There are 41 cases in Central Zone, 15 in Eastern Zone, seven in Northern Zone and two in Western Zone. “As we fight this third wave, I want ...
People Aged 25 to 29 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

People Aged 25 to 29 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 25 to 29 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines —————————————————————- Starting today, May 20, people aged 25 and older can book appointments for the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province. Appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in community clinics and participating pharmacies will be released on ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, and several Halifax Transit bus routes.

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, and several Halifax Transit bus routes.

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, and several Halifax Transit bus routes. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Eastern Zones, and several Halifax Transit bus routes. In addition to media releases, all potential ...
Restrictions Extended into June

Restrictions Extended into June

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Restrictions Extended into June ———————————————————– Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, May 19, that current public health restrictions will remain in place across Nova Scotia until at least the second week of June. They also announced that public and private schools ...
Two Deaths, 83 New Cases of COVID-19, 164 Recoveries

Two Deaths, 83 New Cases of COVID-19, 164 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two Deaths, 83 New Cases of COVID-19, 164 Recoveries ———————————————————- Today, May 19, Nova Scotia is reporting two deaths related to COVID-19. A man in his 60s has died in Eastern Zone and a woman in her 60s has died in Central Zone. There have now been 74 COVID-19 related deaths ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Western, Central, and Eastern Zones, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet flight.

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Western, Central, and Eastern Zones, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet flight.

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Western, Central, and Eastern Zones, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet flight. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Western, Central, and Eastern Zones, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet ...
The Truro Police Service issued several tickets under the Health Protection Act in the past 24 hours

The Truro Police Service issued several tickets under the Health Protection Act in the past 24 hours

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service issued several tickets under the Health Protection Act in the past 24 hours. A 25 year old male from Dartmouth was charged with violating the travel restrictions and issued a ticket under section 71(1)(b) Health Protection Act, and in a separate incident two, 22 year old males ...
90 New Cases of COVID-19, 180 Recoveries

90 New Cases of COVID-19, 180 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 90 New Cases of COVID-19, 180 Recoveries Nova Scotia is reporting 90 new cases of COVID-19 and 180 recoveries. There are 64 cases in Central Zone, 17 in Eastern Zone, seven in Northern Zone and two in Western Zone. “I am pleased that the number of recoveries remains substantially higher than ...
RCMP fines two people for violating Health Protection Act

RCMP fines two people for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP fines two people for violating Health Protection Act Halifax District RCMP has charged a man and a woman for violating Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act in two separate instances. At approximately 3 p.m. on May 17, police responded to a call of a man refusing to wear a mask inside ...
Mental Health Grants for Organizations Across the Province

Mental Health Grants for Organizations Across the Province

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Mental Health Grants for Organizations Across the Province The provincial government is investing more than $850,000 of federal Safe Restart funding in mental health support for 28 organizations across the province, recognizing the importance of mental health to Nova Scotians’ overall well-being. “These are difficult times for many of us. It’s ...
Public Health temporarily suspending calls to close contacts at end of 14-day self-isolation

Public Health temporarily suspending calls to close contacts at end of 14-day self-isolation

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health temporarily suspending calls to close contacts at end of 14-day self-isolation​ When a close contact (someone with a lengthy exposure to a person diagnosed with COVID-19 without physical distancing or wearing a mask) has completed their 14-day self-isolation period and has completed all required testing, those contacts would typically ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in all four Zones and one Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in all four Zones and one Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in all four Zones and one Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in all four Zones and one Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed ...
Nova Scotia Health continues to activate provincial service escalation plan

Nova Scotia Health continues to activate provincial service escalation plan

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health continues to activate provincial service escalation plan ​ Nova Scotia Health’s escalation plan for ICU remains in place in response to a high demand for intensive care bed capacity. In addition, Nova Scotia Health will now activate a provincial plan for bed allocation for inpatients within Nova Scotia ...
Police issue tickets for three separate incidents of failing to follow Health Protection Act

Police issue tickets for three separate incidents of failing to follow Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police issue tickets for three separate incidents of failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police charged two restaurants and two employees of a store this weekend for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. ​ Police received reports that two separate restaurants in Halifax ...
(Update) RCMP fines woman for violating Health Protection Act

(Update) RCMP fines woman for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP fines woman for violating Health Protection Act Halifax District RCMP has charged a woman for violating Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act. At approximately 9:20 p.m. on May 14, police responded to a call of youth sitting in a fenced-in area of a closed business on Old Beaver Bank Rd. in ...
91 New Cases of COVID-19, 187 Recoveries

91 New Cases of COVID-19, 187 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 91 New Cases of COVID-19, 187 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 17, Nova Scotia is reporting 91 new cases of COVID-19 and 187 recoveries. There are 66 cases in Central Zone, 17 in Eastern Zone, five in Northern Zone and three in Western Zone. Two additional patients in a non-COVID unit at ...
Police provide overview of response to weekend illegal gatherings

Police provide overview of response to weekend illegal gatherings

**** HRP Media Release Police provide overview of response to weekend illegal gatherings Halifax Regional Police are providing an overview of the police response to two illegal gatherings held this weekend in Halifax. Significant police resources were tied up in response to two illegal gatherings on Saturday, one on Citadel Hill where approximately 50 people ...
People Aged 30 to 34 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

People Aged 30 to 34 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 30 to 34 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines —————————————————————- Starting today, May 17, people aged 30 and older can book appointments for the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province. Appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in community clinics and participating pharmacies will be released on ...
Nova Scotia Health launches VirtualCareNS Pilot​

Nova Scotia Health launches VirtualCareNS Pilot​

***’ NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health launches VirtualCareNS Pilot​ ​ Starting today, people on the Need a Family Practice Registry in certain communities in the Northern and Western zones will have an additional option for accessing primary care. ​ VirtualCareNS is an innovative virtual program developed by Nova Scotia Health in partnership with the ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Eastern and Western Zones and one Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Eastern and Western Zones and one Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Eastern and Western Zones and one Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Eastern, Central and Western Zones and one Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential ...
126 New Cases of COVID-19, 103 Recoveries

126 New Cases of COVID-19, 103 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 126 New Cases of COVID-19, 103 Recoveries ——————————————————————————————————————— Today, May 16, Nova Scotia is reporting 126 new cases of COVID-19 and 103 recoveries. There are 106 cases in Central Zone, nine in Eastern Zone, nine in Western Zone and two in Northern Zone. “Today’s numbers are a clear reminder that while ...
Parks Canada administered places in Nova Scotia delay season opening to align with provincial measures

Parks Canada administered places in Nova Scotia delay season opening to align with provincial measures

**** Parks Canada Release Parks Canada administered places in Nova Scotia delay season opening to align with provincial measures The health and safety of visitors and employees are of utmost importance to Parks Canada and the Agency is following the advice, guidance, and requirements of public health authorities and experts in its operations and continues ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Eastern, Central and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Eastern, Central and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Eastern, Central and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Eastern, Central and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all potential ...
(Update) Police lay charges and make arrests in relation to two illegal gatherings in Halifax

(Update) Police lay charges and make arrests in relation to two illegal gatherings in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police lay charges and make arrests in relation to two illegal gatherings in Halifax Further to the last release, Halifax Regional Police is providing an update on today’s enforcement actions related to two illegal gatherings. Police issued 21 tickets in total under the Health Protection Act and the Emergency Management Act ...
86 New Cases of COVID-19, 115 Recoveries

86 New Cases of COVID-19, 115 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 86 New Cases of COVID-19, 115 Recoveries ——————————————————————————————————————— Today, May 15, Nova Scotia is reporting 86 new cases of COVID-19 and 115 recoveries. There are 66 cases in Central Zone, 11 in Eastern Zone, four in Western Zone and five in Northern Zone. “I’m pleased to see that our new case ...
New Glasgow Regional Police lay charges for failing to follow Public Health Orders

New Glasgow Regional Police lay charges for failing to follow Public Health Orders

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police lay charges for failing to follow Public Health Orders. New Glasgow Regional Police have charged two men, for violating the Health Protection Act and the Emergency Management Acts. On May 12, 2021 shortly after 1:00 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received a report of a suspicious ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Western Zones, and two flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Western Zones, and two flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Western Zones, and two flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Western Zones, and two flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed ...
Public Health increasing COVID-19 testing capacity across the province to address areas of concern

Public Health increasing COVID-19 testing capacity across the province to address areas of concern

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health increasing COVID-19 testing capacity across the province to address areas of concern In response to an increase in COVID-19 public exposures and the resulting heightened need for testing, Nova Scotia Health is offering​ additional testing​ in some key areas of concern across the province over the next few days. ...
One Death,117 New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

One Death,117 New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death,117 New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed —————————————————————- Today, May 14, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A man in his 80s has died in Central Zone. There have now been 72 COVID-19 related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 117 new ...
Injunction Granted to Stop Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Lockdown Protests

Injunction Granted to Stop Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Lockdown Protests

**** PREMIER’S Office Media Release Injunction Granted to Stop Anti-Vaccine, Anti-Lockdown Protests —————————————————————- The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has ordered a halt to anti-vaccine and anti-public health order protests, effective immediately. The province obtained a court injunction today, May 14, preventing Freedom Nova Scotia and others from staging illegal gatherings in defiance of Nova ...
Expanded Small Business Real Property Tax Rebate Program Opens

Expanded Small Business Real Property Tax Rebate Program Opens

**** ECONOMIC Growth Media Release Expanded Small Business Real Property Tax Rebate Program Opens ———————————————————- More types of businesses are now eligible for the Small Business Real Property Tax Rebate Program, which opened to applications today, May 14. The program has expanded to include live performing arts organizations and independent retailers with a physical location, ...
People Aged 35 to 39 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

People Aged 35 to 39 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 35 to 39 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines —————————————————————- Starting today, May 14, people aged 35 and older can book appointments for the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province. Appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in community clinics and participating pharmacies will be released on ...
Police charge business for failing to follow Health Protection Act

Police charge business for failing to follow Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police charge business for failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police have charged a business for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. ​ Police received reports that an establishment in downtown Halifax was operating contrary to regulations set out in the Health Protection ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones, on several Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights​

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones, on several Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights​

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones, on several Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 in Central and Western Zones, on several Halifax Transit bus routes and two flights.​ In addition to media releases, all ...
New Travel Application Process

New Travel Application Process

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Travel Application Process —————————————————————- Starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 14, permanent Nova Scotia residents and people travelling for essential reasons must apply to enter the province. “This application process means travellers will be certain before they leave that they are able to enter the province, as we limit ...
110 New Cases of COVID-19, 155 Recoveries

110 New Cases of COVID-19, 155 Recoveries

****HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 110 New Cases of COVID-19, 155 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 13, Nova Scotia is reporting 110 new cases of COVID-19 and 155 recoveries. There are 83 cases in Central Zone, 12 in Eastern Zone, nine in Western Zone and six in Northern Zone. Eight patients in a non-COVID unit at the Halifax ...
Vaccine Plan on Track, 400,000 Doses Administered

Vaccine Plan on Track, 400,000 Doses Administered

****  HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Vaccine Plan on Track, 400,000 Doses Administered The province reached 400,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine in arms today, May 13. That’s a doubling of the amount of vaccinations in less than a month, after celebrating 200,000 doses administered on April 16. Since then, the age groups for vaccine eligibility have been ...
RCMP fines man for violating Health Protection Act

RCMP fines man for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP fines man for violating Health Protection Act Cheticamp RCMP has charged a man for violating Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on May 10, 2021, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had been speeding on the Cabot Trail in St. Joseph Du Moine. Upon ...
Appointments unavailable for COVID-19 testing at The Old School, Musquodoboit Harbour for May 13 – walk-in testing today only

Appointments unavailable for COVID-19 testing at The Old School, Musquodoboit Harbour for May 13 – walk-in testing today only

**** NSHA Media Release Appointments unavailable for COVID-19 testing at The Old School, Musquodoboit Harbour for May 13 – walk-in testing today only Due to technical issues appointments for COVID-19 testing at The Old School in Musquodoboit Harbour are unavailable for advanced booking Thursday, May 13. For Thursday, May 13 ONLY, walk-in testing for those ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province, and two Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province, and two Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province, and two Air Canada flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and two Air Canada flights. ​ In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ ​ ...
Nova Scotia Pauses Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Nova Scotia Pauses Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotia Pauses Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine —————————————————— Nova Scotia will pause the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine as the first dose effective today, May 12. The decision is based on an abundance of caution due to an observed increase in the rare blood clotting condition linked to this vaccine and ...
Nova Scotia Health activates provincial escalation plan to increase ICU capacity

Nova Scotia Health activates provincial escalation plan to increase ICU capacity

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health activates provincial escalation plan to increase ICU capacity Nova Scotia Health has activated its provincial escalation plan to increase intensive care bed capacity in response to a surge this week of patients requiring the highest level of care. As part of this plan, so far fewer than five ...
149 New Cases of COVID-19, 119 Recoveries

149 New Cases of COVID-19, 119 Recoveries

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 149 New Cases of COVID-19, 119 Recoveries —————————————————————- Today, May 12, Nova Scotia is reporting 149 new cases of COVID-19 and 119 recoveries. There are 116 cases in Central Zone, 13 in Western Zone, 11 in Eastern Zone and nine in Northern Zone. There is community spread in Central Zone. The ...
Police charge business for failing to follow Health Protection Act

Police charge business for failing to follow Health Protection Act

**** HRP Media Release Police charge business for failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police have charged a business for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. ​ Police received a number of reports that a Bedford man was operating a short-term rental business in Bedford contrary to ...
RCMP fines two people for violating Health Protection Act

RCMP fines two people for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP fines two people for violating Health Protection Act Inverness County District RCMP has charged two people for violating Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act. At approximately 2:35 p.m. on May 5, 2021, police were notified that two people who had recently entered Nova Scotia were not answering their phone when compliance ...
Provincial Parks Delay Camping Season

Provincial Parks Delay Camping Season

**** Lands/Forestry Release Provincial Parks Delay Camping Season ——————————————————– Nova Scotia Provincial Parks is delaying the start of camping season at provincial camping parks until at least June 1 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Campers with reservations between May 21 and 31 will be contacted by email to cancel and refund their bookings. Campers should not ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 in various locations across the province in all four zones, Halifax Transit routes, and one Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 in various locations across the province in all four zones, Halifax Transit routes, and one Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 in various locations across the province in all four zones, Halifax Transit routes, and one Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province in all four zones, Halifax Transit routes, and one Air Canada ...
Now is not the time to bend the rules or look for loopholes

Now is not the time to bend the rules or look for loopholes

**** HRP Media Release Following reports a rally is being planned in Halifax, Halifax Regional Police reminds the organizers & public of restrictions related to the #COVID19NS Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness protocols. We’ll use all measures at our disposal in an effort to keep everyone safe. Now is not the time to ...

118 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 118 New Cases of COVID-19 ———————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting 118 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 11. There are 98 cases in Central Zone, 11 in Eastern Zone, five in Western Zone and four in Northern Zone. “This week is National Nurses Week. On behalf of all Nova Scotians, thank ...
Police issue summary offence tickets for failing to follow Health Protection Act

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

**** HRP Media Release Police issue summary offence tickets for failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police issued three summary offence tickets in two separate incidents yesterday for failing to follow the Health Protection Act. ​ At approximately 11:30 a.m. police investigated a report that a Dartmouth woman had not been self-isolating as required ...
People Aged 40 to 44 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

People Aged 40 to 44 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 40 to 44 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines ————————————————————— Starting today, May 11, people aged 40 and older can book appointments for the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province. Appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in community clinics and participating pharmacies will be released on ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and one West Jet flight. In addition to media releases, all potential ...
New Border Restrictions in Effect

New Border Restrictions in Effect

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Border Restrictions in Effect ———————————————————— New border measures took effect today, May 10, to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Only permanent residents of Nova Scotia and people travelling for essential reasons can enter the province. “Limiting who enters the province, including people moving here, is important to protect our ...
Organization and 26 people fined for violating Health Protection Act

Organization and 26 people fined for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Business fined for violating Health Protection Act West Hants District RCMP has fined a business for violating the Health Protection Act. At approximately 2:15 p.m. on May 6, police were notified that a personal service business was operating in Windsor contrary to public health restrictions. Police attended the business, and while ...
Government Supports the Food Needs of Vulnerable Nova Scotians

Government Supports the Food Needs of Vulnerable Nova Scotians

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Release Government Supports the Food Needs of Vulnerable Nova Scotians ———————————————————— The government is investing $1.3 million to help ensure vulnerable Nova Scotians get the food they need during the third wave of COVID-19. This funding will be provided to Feed Nova Scotia, smaller food banks and charitable organizations, and Family Resource ...
Police issue summary offence tickets for failing to follow Health Protection Act

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

**** HRP Media Release Police issue summary offence tickets for failing to follow Health Protection Act ​ Police issued three summary offence tickets in two separate incidents this weekend for failing to follow the Health Protection Act. ​ On May 7 at approximately 8:30 a.m. police investigated a report that a man was not following ...
Nova Scotia is reporting 121 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 10.

Nova Scotia is reporting 121 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 10.

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 121 New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting 121 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 10. There are 94 cases in Central Zone, 16 in Eastern Zone, six in Western Zone and five in Northern Zone. There is community spread in Central Zone. The Eastern, Northern and Western Zones ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at a Department of Community Services office, on various Halifax Transit routes, and on Air Canada and WestJet flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at a Department of Community Services office, on various Halifax Transit routes, and on Air Canada and WestJet flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at a Department of Community Services office, on various Halifax Transit routes, and on Air Canada and WestJet flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at a Department of Community Services office, on various Halifax Transit routes, and on Air Canada ...
165 New Cases of COVID-19

165 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 165 New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting 165 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 9. There are 138 cases in Central Zone, 16 in Eastern Zone, six in Western Zone and five in Northern Zone. “Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there and to those that ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes and Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes and Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes and Air Canada flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes and Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ ​ Regardless of ...
One Death, 163 New Cases of COVID-19

One Death, 163 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, 163 New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Today, May 8, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A man in his 70s has died in Central Zone. There have now been 71 COVID-19 related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 163 new cases of COVID-19 ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes, and Air Canada WestJet flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes, and Air Canada WestJet flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes, and Air Canada WestJet flights. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on various Halifax Transit routes, and Air Canada WestJet flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ ​ Regardless ...
Neighbourhood Street Safety

Neighbourhood Street Safety

**** HRP Media Release Neighbourhood Street Safety ​ With the current public health directives, our neighbourhood streets and sidewalks are busy with people staying active while doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Halifax Regional Police is reminding everyone to work together to keep our streets and communities safe. Motorists and cyclists should ...
Two women fined for violating Health Protection Act

Two women fined for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Two women fined for violating Health Protection Act Halifax District RCMP has charged two women, ages 28 and​ 43, with violating the Health Protection Act. At approximately​ 8​ a.m. this morning, police conducted a traffic stop on Highway 7 in Musquodoboit Harbour on a vehicle for a traffic violation.​ The driver, ...
Border and Other Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

Border and Other Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Border and Other Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced further restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 today, May 7. The measures include extended school closures, tighter border restrictions and isolation requirements for rotational workers, ...
One Death, 227 New Cases of COVID-19

One Death, 227 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Death, 227 New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Today, May 7, Nova Scotia is reporting a death related to COVID-19. A woman in her 70s has died in Central Zone. There have now been 70 COVID-19 related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting 227 new cases of COVID-19 ...
Public Health begins contacting positive COVID-19 cases & close contacts by text message

Public Health begins contacting positive COVID-19 cases & close contacts by text message

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health begins contacting positive COVID-19 cases & close contacts by text message Effective later today, Friday, May 7, Nova Scotia Public Health will begin contacting positive COVID-19 cases and close contacts by text message, when that is an option. With case numbers increasing in Nova Scotia, this approach will allow ...
People Aged 45 to 49 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

People Aged 45 to 49 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 45 to 49 Now Eligible for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines ———————————————————— Starting today, May 7, people aged 45 and older can book appointments for the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province. Appointments for COVID-19 vaccines in community clinics and participating pharmacies will be released on ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on a Maritime Bus, six Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and two WestJet flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on a Maritime Bus, six Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and two WestJet flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on a Maritime Bus, six Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and two WestJet flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a Maritime Bus, six Halifax Transit routes, two Air Canada flights and two WestJet flights. In addition to ...
NSGEU – EMCI, Government Fail to Protect 811​ ​

NSGEU – EMCI, Government Fail to Protect 811​ ​

**** NSGEU Media Release EMCI, Government Fail to Protect 811​ ​ The NSGEU has been informed of a number of COVID exposures within the 811 call centre, which is operated by Emergency Medical Care Inc. As of this morning, there are two confirmed cases at this facility, as well as a number of workers awaiting ...
Annapolis District RCMP has charged three men, ages 39, 46 and 47, with violating the Health Protection Act

Annapolis District RCMP has charged three men, ages 39, 46 and 47, with violating the Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP has charged three men, ages 39, 46 and 47, with violating the Health Protection Act. At approximately 2:15 p.m. yesterday, police were notified that three men were in the Middleton area fishing and all three were from Halifax. Police located the men at a popular fishing site on ...
Statement regarding Halifax Transit service during the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement regarding Halifax Transit service during the COVID-19 pandemic

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding Halifax Transit service during the COVID-19 pandemic ​ The following is a municipal statement regarding Halifax Transit service during the COVID-19 pandemic: ​ Since the beginning of the pandemic, Halifax Transit has been designated by the Province of Nova Scotia as an essential service under the current provincial state ...
182 New Cases of COVID-19

182 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 182 New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting 182 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 6. There are 155 cases in Central Zone, 16 in Eastern Zone, seven in Northern Zone and four in Western Zone. Two of the cases in Central Zone involve a staff member and resident ...
New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 32-year-old driver for violating the Emergency Management Act

New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 32-year-old driver for violating the Emergency Management Act

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 32-year-old driver for violating the Emergency Management Act. New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 32-year-old male driver for violating the Emergency Management Act. On Wednesday May 5, 2021 at 9:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police conducted a vehicle stop and charged the male ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone, two locations in the Western Zone, two Air Canada flights and one WestJet flight.

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone, two locations in the Western Zone, two Air Canada flights and one WestJet flight.

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone, two locations in the Western Zone, two Air Canada flights and one WestJet flight. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in the Central Zone, two locations in the Western Zone, two ...
175 New Cases of COVID-19

175 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 175 New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting 175 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 5. There are 149 cases in Central Zone, 13 in Eastern Zone, nine in Western Zone and four in Northern Zone. There is community spread in Central Zone. The Eastern, Northern and Western Zones ...
Truro Police Service responded to a call of a disturbance at a local hotel

Truro Police Service responded to a call of a disturbance at a local hotel

**** Truro Police Release Last evening the Truro Police Service responded to a call of a disturbance at a local hotel. Responding officers determined that those involved in this incident were in violation of the current Public Health orders. Our investigation resulted in two females, one from HRM area, being charged under the Health Protection ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province, one Air Canada flight and one West Jet flight.

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province, one Air Canada flight and one West Jet flight.

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province, one Air Canada flight and one West Jet flight. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province, one Air Canada flight and one West Jet flight. In addition to media releases, ...
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 Richmond County District RCMP has charged two men, ages 48 and 55, with violating the Health Protection Act. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on May 3, police were notified that two men had arrived from outside of Nova Scotia and were failing to self-isolate ...
Two Deaths, 153 New Cases of COVID-19

Two Deaths, 153 New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two Deaths, 153 New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Today, May 4, Nova Scotia is reporting two deaths related to COVID-19. A woman in her 50s and a man in his 70s have died in Central Zone. There have now been 69 COVID-related deaths in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is also reporting ...
Halifax Regional Police is sharing some tips to help you shop safely online

Halifax Regional Police is sharing some tips to help you shop safely online

**** HRP Media Release Online shopping tips ​ Halifax Regional Police is sharing some tips to help you shop safely online. ​ Shopping online: Verify secure connections and make sure you are on a secure website. Look for the padlock icon in the address bar and check for the valid certificate by clicking on the ...
Transit Union – Covid 19 Gets Free Ride on Halifax Transit Buses 

Transit Union – Covid 19 Gets Free Ride on Halifax Transit Buses 

**** Transit Union Release Covid 19 Gets Free Ride on Halifax Transit Buses  “Covid 19 is running rampant on Halifax Buses, and Halifax Transit isn’t doing near enough to protect the public,” says Ken Wilson, President and Business Agent of Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 508. It is clear from the exposure reports that Covid 19 ...
Supports for Business Available Soon

Supports for Business Available Soon

**** INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH Supports for Business Available Soon —————————————————————- The Rankin government announced today, May 4, more than $12 million in additional support for Nova Scotia businesses hit hard by the pandemic and facing province-wide restrictions as a result of a third wave. Three programs – one new program and two previously announced -aim ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and one Air Canada flight.

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and one Air Canada flight.

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and one Air Canada flight. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and one Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ ...
Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update

Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ Out of an abundance of caution, Halifax Transit will begin installing signage on alternating seats on conventional buses and ferries to encourage passengers to appropriately distance themselves while ...
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 Queens District RCMP has charged two men, ages 38 and 39, with violating the Health Protection Act. At approximately 3:15 p.m. on May 1, police were notified that four men were at a property in Labelle, and that all men were from the ...
One-hundred-forty-six New Cases of COVID-19

One-hundred-forty-six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One-hundred-forty-six New Cases of COVID-19 ——————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting 146 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 3. There are 130 cases in Central Zone, nine in Eastern Zone, four in Northern Zone and three in Western Zone. There is community spread in Central Zone. The Eastern, Northern and Western Zones ...
Halifax Regional Police issues statement regarding police response to weekend rally in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police issues statement regarding police response to weekend rally in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police issues statement regarding police response to weekend rally in Halifax ​ Halifax Regional Police issued the following statement today in response to questions from members of the public about police response to the weekend “Freedom Rally” in Halifax: ​ “Halifax Regional Police emphasizes the importance of following the restrictions related ...
Nova Scotia RCMP continue to enforce COVID-19 restrictions

Nova Scotia RCMP continue to enforce COVID-19 restrictions

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP continue to enforce COVID-19 restrictions RCMP in Nova Scotia have charged​ sixty-seven​ people for violating the Nova Scotia Health Protection and Emergency Management Acts in relation to COVID-19​ since December 1, 2020. Seven people were charged under the Emergency Management Act and​ sixty people were charged under the ...
People Aged 50 to 54 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines; First Drive-Thru Clinic

People Aged 50 to 54 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines; First Drive-Thru Clinic

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 50 to 54 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines; First Drive-Thru Clinic —————————————————————- Starting today, May 3, people aged 50 and older can book appointments for Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province. All community clinics and many participating pharmacies have available appointments for this age group. ...
Police have concluded their investigation into the weapon complaint 

Police have concluded their investigation into the weapon complaint 

**** HRP Media Release UPDATE Police have concluded their investigation into the weapon complaint  No criminal charges were laid, but as a result of the investigation, it was determined that 10 people, (not all belonging to the home) were gathered and violating 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act.​ As a result, 10 adults were ticketed. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations and six flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations and six flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at several locations and six flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and six flights. 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 ...
Change to visitor restrictions in Nova Scotia Health facilities

Change to visitor restrictions in Nova Scotia Health facilities

**** NSHA Media Release Change to visitor restrictions in Nova Scotia Health facilities Nova Scotia Health has increased visitor restrictions across the province to further reduce the risk of the virus being introduced into its facilities. The rise in COVID-19 cases, known community spread in the Central Zone (Halifax Regional Municipality, Eastern Shore and West ...
One-hundred-and-thirty-three New Cases of COVID-19

One-hundred-and-thirty-three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One-hundred-and-thirty-three New Cases of COVID-19 ——————————————————— Nova Scotia is reporting 133 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 2. There are 117 cases in Central Zone, nine cases in Eastern Zone, one case in Northern Zone and six cases in Western Zone. There is community spread in Central Zone. The Eastern, Northern ...
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 ​ Last night Halifax Regional Police responded to three separate noise complaints in Halifax, which resulted in 17 summary offence tickets being issued, for violating 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act, which carries a fine of $2,000. At 11:12 p.m., on the ...
Nova Scotia RCMP member tests positive for COVID-19

Nova Scotia RCMP member tests positive for COVID-19

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP member tests positive for COVID-19 A member of the Nova Scotia RCMP has tested positive for COVID-19 following asymptomatic testing. The employee, who is a police officer in Halifax District, is self-isolating at home following the diagnosis. At this time, the case is not believed to be related ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and testing instructions for families of Riverview High School, Sydney

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and testing instructions for families of Riverview High School, Sydney

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and testing instructions for families of Riverview High School, Sydney Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and testing instructions for families of Riverview High in Sydney.​ In addition to ...
Please be respectful of the privacy of others when receiving their COVID-19 test

Please be respectful of the privacy of others when receiving their COVID-19 test

**** NSHA Media Release We’d like to remind Nova Scotians to please be respectful of the privacy of others and refrain from taking photos and videos inside the primary assessment centres when receiving their COVID-19 test.   We understand many people are excited or relieved to be tested and want to capture a photo, but ...
One-Hundred-Forty-Eight New Cases of COVID-19

One-Hundred-Forty-Eight New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One-Hundred-Forty-Eight New Cases of COVID-19 ——————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting 148 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 1. There are 129 cases in Central Zone, 17 cases in Eastern Zone and two cases in Western Zone. Due to an increased number of investigations in recent days, the exposure category (i.e., travel, ...
Police issue tickets to guests at a social gathering inside a residence in violation to the Health Protection Act.

Police issue tickets to guests at a social gathering inside a residence in violation to the Health Protection Act.

**** HRP Media Release Police issue tickets to guests at a social gathering inside a residence in violation to the Health Protection Act. Halifax Regional Police overnight have issued 10 summary offence tickets to occupants in a Halifax home for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. On May 1, ...
May is Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month

**** HRM Media Release Asian Heritage Month May is Asian Heritage Month (photo HRFE) Acknowledge the rich history and culture of peoples of Asian descent; learn from the lived experiences of Canadians of Asian descent. Over the past two centuries, individuals and families have immigrated to Halifax from East Asia, Southern Asian, Western and Southeast ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who worked at ...
Temporary service reductions throughout Nova Scotia

Temporary service reductions throughout Nova Scotia

**** NSHA Media Release Temporary service reductions throughout Nova Scotia Due to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in in the province and work associated with the COVID response, Nova Scotia Health is making temporary changes to some services in all zones. Surgeries that require admission will be reduced temporarily at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, ...
Sixty-seven New Cases of COVID-19, Testing Changes

Sixty-seven New Cases of COVID-19, Testing Changes

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Sixty-seven New Cases of COVID-19, Testing Changes ———————————————————- Sixty-seven new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 30. ​ Fifty-seven cases are in Central Zone, four cases are in Western Zone, three cases are in Eastern Zone and three cases are in Northern Zone. ​ Due to ...
People Aged 40 to 54 Now Eligible to Book AstraZeneca Vaccine

People Aged 40 to 54 Now Eligible to Book AstraZeneca Vaccine

****  WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 40 to 54 Now Eligible to Book AstraZeneca Vaccine —————————————————————- Starting today, April 30, people aged 40 to 54 can book appointments for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at participating physician and pharmacy clinics across the province. Based on recent guidance from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization, and Nova ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three Air Canada flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ ​ ...
Between April 25 and 27, NSHA processed almost 40,000 COVID-19 tests (14, 730 processed on April 27 alone).

Between April 25 and 27, NSHA processed almost 40,000 COVID-19 tests (14, 730 processed on April 27 alone).

**** NSHA Media Release Between April 25 and 27, NSHA processed almost 40,000 COVID-19 tests (14, 730 processed on April 27 alone). Between April 25 and today, almost 74,000 tests were booked online. This does not include rapid testing or drop-in testing. Due to the huge volume of tests, we are experiencing some delays in ...
Seventy New Cases of COVID-19

Seventy New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seventy New Cases of COVID-19 ———————————————————- Seventy new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 29. Fifty-nine cases are in Central Zone, nine cases are in Eastern Zone, and two cases are in Northern Zone. Due to an increased number of investigations in recent days, the exposure ...
UPDATE: Summer registration for programs in municipally-operated facilities scheduled for Wednesday, May 5 is postponed due to current COVID-19 restrictions.

UPDATE: Summer registration for programs in municipally-operated facilities scheduled for Wednesday, May 5 is postponed due to current COVID-19 restrictions.

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE: Summer registration for programs in municipally-operated facilities scheduled for Wednesday, May 5 is postponed due to current COVID-19 restrictions. A new registration date is expected to be announced later in May following updates from public health. As with all aspects of COVID-19, timelines are subject to change. ​ Public Service ...
NSHA – Please be kind. We are here to help.

NSHA – Please be kind. We are here to help.

**** NSHA Media Release Please be kind. We are here to help. Every day, Nova Scotia Health team members work to support patients and families. This includes providing care and services, working to keep our patients, teams and facilities safe, responding to many questions regarding COVID-19 or other important health matters, and so much more. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and one Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ ​ Anyone ...
Child Care Centres Remain Open, Receive Financial Support from Province During Shutdown

Child Care Centres Remain Open, Receive Financial Support from Province During Shutdown

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Child Care Centres Remain Open, Receive Financial Support from Province During Shutdown —————————————————————- Nova Scotia’s regulated child-care centres and licensed Family Home Child Care Agencies will remain open during the province-wide shutdown. This is necessary to support health-care and other pandemic workers who require child care in order to work. Families ...
Atlantic Travel Bubble Discussions Deferred

Atlantic Travel Bubble Discussions Deferred

**** CAP Media Release Atlantic Travel Bubble Discussions Deferred Premier Blaine Higgs chaired a teleconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers to discuss COVID-19 outbreaks now under way within the region. He was joined by Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island, Premier Iain Rankin of Nova Scotia and Premier Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and ...
Seventy-five New Cases of COVID-19

Seventy-five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Seventy-five New Cases of COVID-19 ———————————————————- Seventy-five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 28. Sixty-seven cases are in Central Zone, one case is in Western Zone, and one case is in Northern Zone. Six cases are in Eastern Zone, one of which was identified Tuesday, ...
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 At 8:20 p.m., on the 27th of April, Halifax Regional Police responded to the 100 block of Chain Lake Drive Halifax, for a report of two men failing to isolate after travelling from out of Province.​ Officers located the two males and confirmed ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and Air Canada flight Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and one Air Canada flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ ​ ...
One New School Reports COVID-19 Case

One New School Reports COVID-19 Case

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New School Reports COVID-19 Case —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting one new school with a COVID-19 case connected to it today, April 27. ​ Strait Area Education Recreation Centre (SAERC) in Port Hawkesbury is moving to at-home learning as of Wednesday, April 28, along with all public and private schools ...
Update on COVID-19 testing

Update on COVID-19 testing

**** NSHA Media Release Update on COVID-19 testing Nova Scotia Health Public Health would like to thank Nova Scotians for answering the call to get tested for COVID-19. Due to the high demand, Central and Eastern Zones are experiencing capacity challenges.​ Our priority remains to test those who have symptoms, those who have been to ...
New Restrictions For Entire Province

New Restrictions For Entire Province

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Restrictions For Entire Province ———————————————————— Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, April 27, new restrictions across the province to stop the spread of COVID-19. “This is not the time for half measures,” said Premier Rankin. “We need strong, quick action ...
Man fined for violating Health Protection Act

Man fined for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Man fined for violating Health Protection Act ​ Halifax District RCMP have charged an 18-year-old man for violating the Health Protection Act. ​ At approximately 8:40 a.m. on April 26, police were notified of a student at a school in Sheet Harbour who was refusing to wear a mask, social distance ...
Ninety-six New Cases of COVID-19

Ninety-six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Ninety-six New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Ninety-six new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 27. Ninety cases are in Central Zone, two cases are in Western Zone, and one case is in Northern Zone. Three cases are in Eastern Zone, one of which was identified Monday, ...
There are three options for #COVID19 testing,

There are three options for #COVID19 testing,

**** NSHA Media Release There are three options for #COVID19 testing, detailed in this image: primary assessment centres, public health mobile units and pop-up rapid testing. Unless otherwise specified, testing at primary assessment centres and public health mobile units is by appointment only. It is available for people of all ages. If drop-ins are being ...
Truro Police Service charged an 18 year old male for failing to self isolate as required under Sec 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act.

Truro Police Service charged an 18 year old male for failing to self isolate as required under Sec 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act.

**** Truro Police Release Last evening the Truro Police Service charged an 18 year old male for failing to self isolate as required under Sec 71(1)(b) of the Health Protection Act. With the surging number of Covid -19 cases now being reported in Nova Scotia we ask that you continue to follow all public health ...
RCMP lay charges for failing to follow Public Heath Orders

RCMP lay charges for failing to follow Public Heath Orders

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP lay charges for failing to follow Public Heath Orders Halifax District RCMP have charged six men and a woman for violating the Health Protection Act following two incidents last week. Also last week, a local business owner was found guilty of violating the Health Protection Act after being charged in ...
RCMP charge several people during busy weekend in Wolfville

RCMP charge several people during busy weekend in Wolfville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge several people during busy weekend in Wolfville ​ Kings District RCMP have charged several people during a busy weekend of partying in Wolfville. ​ Between 9:30 p.m. on April 24 and 1:30 a.m. on April 25, RCMP members in Wolfville charged three people for illegal possession of liquor while ...
DATES CONFIRMED for Air Show Atlantic 2021 in Debert

DATES CONFIRMED for Air Show Atlantic 2021 in Debert

**** Airshow Atlantic Release DATES CONFIRMED for Air Show Atlantic 2021 in Debert, Nova Scotia! Startttt spreadddding the newsss!  August 28th – 29th, 2021 The Canadian Forces Snowbirds 🇨🇦 are also confirmed as a headline performer as well as Kent Beckham of the Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team 🇨🇦 who will be performing a solo aerobatic ...
Truro Police Service received a call about a person from outside Nova Scotia failing to self isolate as required when arriving in the province.

Truro Police Service received a call about a person from outside Nova Scotia failing to self isolate as required when arriving in the province.

**** Truro Police Release On Friday April 23,2021 the Truro Police Service received a call about a person from outside Nova Scotia failing to self isolate as required when arriving in the province. As a result of our investigation, a 55 year old male who recently travelled from Alberta was charged Sec 71 (1)(b) of ...
Three New Schools Report COVID-19 Cases

Three New Schools Report COVID-19 Cases

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Schools Report COVID-19 Cases —————————————————– From now on, a case connected to a school will be reported via news release only when it impacts the school’s status (for example, students move to at-home learning). Families will continue to be notified directly of all cases connected to their school. —————————————————— ...
Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in the Northern Zone, two locations in the Western Zone, 11 locations in the Central Zone, Halifax transit routes and two Air Canada flights

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in the Northern Zone, two locations in the Western Zone, 11 locations in the Central Zone, Halifax transit routes and two Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at one location in the Northern Zone, two locations in the Western Zone, 11 locations in the Central Zone, Halifax transit routes and two Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.​ ...
Awareness on Grant scams to prevent victimization

Awareness on Grant scams to prevent victimization

**** Canadian Anti-Fraud Release Fraud Alert! Many Canadians are experiencing financial hardship as a consequence of the current pandemic and, unfortunately, the reporting of fraudulent loan websites and grant scams are increasing. Business grants and loans Scammers use websites that look like official government sites to attract people looking for small- and medium-sized business financing. ...
COVID-19 Message to CAA Members and Clients

COVID-19 Message to CAA Members and Clients

**** CAA Media Release At CAA Atlantic we are committed to strictly following provincial and federal guidelines when it comes to COVID-19 related safety regulations for the safety of you, our Members, and our staff. CAA Atlantic is closely monitoring the ever-changing COVID crisis. As of April 26, 2021 CAA Atlantic has temporarily closed our ...
Pause on routine blood collection in Central and Eastern zones

Pause on routine blood collection in Central and Eastern zones

**** NSHA Media Release Due to the high volume of COVID tests being processed by Nova Scotia Health laboratories, we are asking people in the Central and Eastern zones not to book appointments for routine blood collection and to cancel their booked appointments for routine blood collection in the next two weeks. People whose tests ...
Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update

Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ Based on current staff availability, Halifax Transit anticipates that conventional bus service may be impacted over the coming days. ​ Before heading out on your trip, all riders ...
People 55 to 59 Now Eligible to Book Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

People 55 to 59 Now Eligible to Book Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release People 55 to 59 Now Eligible to Book Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines ——————————————————— Starting today, April 26, people 55 and older can book appointments for Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at clinics across the province. All community clinics and many participating pharmacies have available appointments for this age group. AstraZeneca ...
Restrictions Added Across Nova Scotia

Restrictions Added Across Nova Scotia

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Restrictions Added Across Nova Scotia —————————————————————- With a new record high number of COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia, tighter restrictions are returning in all areas of the province, Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, April 26. “COVID does not respect municipal ...
Sixty-six New Cases of COVID-19

Sixty-six New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH /WELLNESS Media Release Sixty-six New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Sixty-six new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 26. Sixty cases are in Central Zone, eight of which were identified Sunday, April 25, at: — Chebucto Heights Elementary, Halifax — Joseph Howe Elementary, Halifax — Oxford School, Halifax — ...
Air Show Atlantic Ticket Information and viewing area update‼️

Air Show Atlantic Ticket Information and viewing area update‼️

**** Airshow Atlantic Release Air Show Atlantic Ticket Information and viewing area update‼️ *** We encourage all of our fans to respect and take seriously the new COVID-19 guidelines put in place on April 23rd by Dr. Strang and the Province of Nova Scotia. We are sharing these Air Show Atlantic updates with a close ...
HRM Schools Move to At-Home Learning

HRM Schools Move to At-Home Learning

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release HRM Schools Move to At-Home Learning ——————————————————— All public schools in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and surrounding areas will close Tuesday, April 27, and move to at-home learning beginning Thursday, April 29. ​ Out of an abundance of caution, the province is mandating that students in public schools within the restricted ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in Central Zone, three locations in Northern Zone, corrected Air Canada flight

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in Central Zone, three locations in Northern Zone, corrected Air Canada flight

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in Central Zone, three locations in Northern Zone, corrected Air Canada flight ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at eight locations in the Central Zone, three locations in the Northern Zone and a correction to an ...
Nine New Schools Report COVID-19 Cases

Nine New Schools Report COVID-19 Cases

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nine New Schools Report COVID-19 Cases ——————————————————————————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting nine new schools with COVID-19 connected cases today, April 25. ​ The following schools will remain closed to students until Thursday, April 29: — Jubilee Elementary, Sydney Mines — Bedford South School, Bedford — Chebucto Heights Elementary, Halifax — Joseph ...
Potential high risk exposure to COVID-19 at the Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre in Eastern Zone

Potential high risk exposure to COVID-19 at the Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre in Eastern Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential high risk exposure to COVID-19 at the Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre in Eastern Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of an update to a potential exposure to COVID-19 at the Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre in Eastern Zone. Public Health is investigating confirmed cases of COVID-19 and evidence ...
Gathering Limit Lowered Outside Halifax, Fines Increase

Gathering Limit Lowered Outside Halifax, Fines Increase

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Gathering Limit Lowered Outside Halifax, Fines Increase ——————————————————————————————————————— Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced changes to reduce the spread of COVID-19 today, April 25, 2021. The gathering limit outside of Halifax has been reduced to 10 people, whether indoors or outdoors. ...
Sixty-Three New Cases of COVID-19

Sixty-Three New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Sixty-Three New Cases of COVID-19 ——————————————————————————————————————— Sixty-three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 25. Fifty-seven cases are in Central Zone, four of which were identified Saturday, April 24, at schools. Caledonia Junior High, Prince Andrew High School and Astral Drive Elementary in Dartmouth, and Citadel ...
Police respond to calls of alleged violations of the Health Protection Act overnight and issue tickets for violations

Police respond to calls of alleged violations of the Health Protection Act overnight and issue tickets for violations

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to calls of alleged violations of the Health Protection Act overnight and issue tickets for violations. Halifax Regional Police overnight responded to 17 calls from concerned citizens for potential violations of the recently updated Health Proection Act regulations mandated by the province on April 23rd.​ ​ Most were found ...
Five New Schools Report COVID-19, Family of Schools to Close

Five New Schools Report COVID-19, Family of Schools to Close

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Schools Report COVID-19, Family of Schools to Close ——————————————————————————————————————— Nova Scotia is reporting five new schools with COVID-19 connected cases. Caledonia Junior High and Prince Andrew High School in Dartmouth, Citadel High School in Halifax, and Breton Education Centre in New Waterford reported one case each today, April 24. ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Northern and Eastern Zones. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Please note: Based ...
Fifty-two New Cases of COVID-19

Fifty-two New Cases of COVID-19

**’* HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Fifty-two New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————————————————————- Fifty-two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 24. Forty-four cases are in Central Zone, one of which was identified Friday, April 23, at Oyster Pond Academy in Oyster Pond. Four cases are in Eastern Zone, one of which was ...
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.​ ​ On Friday, April​ 24th​ at approximately 01:00​ a.m. police responded to a report of a large​ ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province in all four zones

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province in all four zones

**** NSHA Media Release *CORRECTION* Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province in all four zones and Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre public exposure changed to low risk Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of the following corrections to yesterday’s release on potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province in all ...
One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School ——————————————————————————————————————— Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19, identified today, April 23, connected to Oyster Pond Academy in Oyster Pond, Central Zone. The person was not in school today. The school will remain closed to students until Thursday, April 29. A ...
Temporary reduction of surgeries at QEII, Dartmouth General hospitals

Temporary reduction of surgeries at QEII, Dartmouth General hospitals

**** NSHA Media Release Temporary reduction of surgeries at QEII, Dartmouth General hospitals Teams at Dartmouth General Hospital and the QEII Health Sciences Centre are working to review and adjust surgical schedules to reduce elective surgery volumes by up to 25 per cent over the next couple of weeks. This is necessary to build capacity ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools, St. Joseph’s-Alexander McKay Update

Two New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools, St. Joseph’s-Alexander McKay Update

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS MEDIA RELEASE Two New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools, St. Joseph’s-Alexander McKay Update  —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting two additional cases of COVID-19, identified today, April 23, connected to Cobequid Educational Centre in Truro, Northern Zone, and Shipyard Elementary in Sydney, Eastern Zone. Neither person was in school today. The schools will ...
Temporary changes to chemical and bacterial water testing at Nova Scotia Health facilities, effective immediately

Temporary changes to chemical and bacterial water testing at Nova Scotia Health facilities, effective immediately

**** NSHA Media Release Temporary changes to chemical and bacterial water testing at Nova Scotia Health facilities, effective immediately Nova Scotia Health Environmental Laboratory Services water testing within Central Zone (Halifax Regional Municipality, Eastern Shore and West Hants areas) is being suspended until further notice. This is in effect immediately for at least two weeks and then will be reassessed at that time. ​ ...
Nova Scotia Health Visitor Restrictions

Nova Scotia Health Visitor Restrictions

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health Visitor Restrictions (last updated: April 25, 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. Effective April 25, 2021 the following exceptions to ...
Forty-four New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

Forty-four New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Forty-four New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified ————————————————————— Forty-four new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 23. Thirty-three cases are in Central Zone, five of which were identified Thursday, April 22, at Dartmouth South Academy in Dartmouth, Ross Road School in Westphal, Holland Road ...
Two people fined for violating Health Protection Act

Two people fined for violating Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Two people fined for violating Health Protection Act Halifax District RCMP have charged a man and a woman for violating the Health Protection Act. At 3 p.m. on April 20, police were notified of a man not following self-isolation guidelines at a home in Porters Lake.​ The man had returned from ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Western and Northern Zones and three Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Western and Northern Zones and three Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central, Western and Northern Zones and three Air Canada flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central, Western and Northern Zones and three Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all ...
New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools

New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting five additional cases of COVID-19, identified today, April 22, connected to schools in Central Zone. One case was identified at each of the following schools: — Dartmouth South Academy, Dartmouth — Ross Road School, Westphal — Holland Road Elementary, ...
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 Municipality and ...
Halifax Water Services – Covid Update

Halifax Water Services – Covid Update

**** Halifax Water Release Halifax Water Services – Covid Update ​ Halifax Water continues to provide critical water, wastewater and stormwater services, while taking actions to protect the public, our employees, and continue providing essential services to our customers. ​ Due to new restrictions announced by The Chief Medical Officer of Health; and to help ...
(Update) Restrictions Return for Halifax Regional Municipality

(Update) Restrictions Return for Halifax Regional Municipality

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Restrictions Return for Halifax Regional Municipality —————————————————————- UPDATE: To update the news release sent Thursday, April 22, at about 3:45 p.m., to add Mount Uniacke to the list of communities that are under additional restrictions, add gaming closures to the restrictions, and clarify that regulated and unregulated health professions can operate ...
Thirty-eight New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified

Thirty-eight New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Thirty-eight New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified ————————————————————— Thirty-eight new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 22. Thirty-three cases are in Central Zone. Two are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada and two are related to travel outside of Canada. The people are ...
UPDATE: Air Show Atlantic Drive-In Show Details‼️

UPDATE: Air Show Atlantic Drive-In Show Details‼️

**** Info via Airshow Atlantic Canada UPDATE: Air Show Atlantic Drive-In Show Details‼️ What will a Drive-In Air Show look like? We have a series of informational posts planned to explain just that! We are going to start that process by explaining our vision with a simple map layout. Fans will have 2 viewing options, ...
One Additional Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

One Additional Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One Additional Case of COVID-19 Connected to School ————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19, identified today, April 21, connected to Bell Park Academic Centre in Lake Echo, Central Zone. The school will remain closed to students until Tuesday, April 27. A deep cleaning will take place and ...
Public Health adds additional COVID-19 testing capacity in Central Zone

Public Health adds additional COVID-19 testing capacity in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health adds additional COVID-19 testing capacity in Central Zone In response to the recent increase of potential COVID-19 public exposure locations in the Central Zone and the resulting heightened demand for testing, Public Health’s mobile health units will be in Lake Echo and Dartmouth this week to offer additional testing ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones

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

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in Central and Western Zones ​ ​ Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central and Western Zones. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who worked ...
One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School ———————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19, identified today, April 21, connected to Shannon Park Elementary in Dartmouth, Central Zone. The school will remain closed to students until Tuesday, April 27. A deep cleaning will take place and students will ...
Twenty-five New Cases of COVID-19

Twenty-five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Twenty-five New Cases of COVID-19 ————————————————————— Twenty-five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 21. Nineteen cases are in Central Zone. Four are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required. Nine are close contacts of previously reported cases, two of ...
Women’s World Hockey Championship Cancelled

Women’s World Hockey Championship Cancelled

**** PREMIER’S Office Release Women’s World Hockey Championship Cancelled ———————————————————- The 2021 IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championship, scheduled for May 6-16 in Halifax and Truro, is being cancelled due to concerns over the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia. Premier Iain Rankin withdrew permission for the event to take place in the province ...
One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release One New Case of COVID-19 Connected to School —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19, identified today, April 20, connected to Mount Edward Elementary in Dartmouth, Central Zone. The school will remain closed to students until Monday, April 26. A deep cleaning will take place and students will ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central, Northern, and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central, Northern, and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central, Northern, and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in the Central, Northern and Western Zones and two Air Canada flights. In addition to media releases, all potential ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools

Two New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19 Connected to Schools —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting two additional cases of COVID-19, identified today, April 20, connected to Dartmouth South Academy elementary and Auburn Drive High in Central Zone. The schools will remain closed to students until Monday, April 26. A deep cleaning will take ...
Further Restrictions on Travel to Nova Scotia

Further Restrictions on Travel to Nova Scotia

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Further Restrictions on Travel to Nova Scotia ——————————————————— Nova Scotia is placing additional restrictions on travel to the province, Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, April 20. Effective April 22 at 8 a.m., people from outside Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island ...
Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

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

****HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nine New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified ——————————————————— Nine new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 20. Six cases are in Central Zone. Five are close contacts of previously reported cases and the other case is under investigation. Two cases are in Western Zone and ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone, one clarification and two Air Canada flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone, one clarification and two Air Canada flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at four locations in Central Zone, one clarification 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, one clarification in the Central Zone and two Air Canada flights. In addition to media ...
Fifteen New Cases of COVID-19

Fifteen New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Fifteen New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 19. Eight cases are in Central Zone. Four are close contacts of previously reported cases, one of which was identified Sunday, April 18, at South Woodside Elementary School. Three cases are under ...
Nova Scotia Reports Additional New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School

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

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotia Reports Additional New Case of COVID-19 Connected to a School —————————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting an additional case of COVID-19, identified today, April 18, connected to St. Joseph’s-Alexander McKay Elementary School in Central Zone. The school will remain closed to students until Thursday, April 22. A deep cleaning will ...
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

**** NSHA 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, April 18, connected to South Woodside Elementary School in Central Zone. The school will remain closed to students until Thursday, April 22. A deep cleaning will take ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 and corrections at various locations in Central Zone and flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 and corrections at various locations in Central Zone and flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 and corrections at various locations in Central Zone and flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 and corrections at various locations in the Central Zone and flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who ...
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 18. Three cases are in Eastern Zone and are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. Four cases are in Central Zone. Two are close contacts of previously reported cases, one is ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 in both Central and Northern Zones, several flights

Potential exposure to COVID-19 in both Central and Northern Zones, several flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 in both Central and Northern Zones, several flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations in both Central and Northern Zones, as well as three flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone ...
Eight New Cases of COVID-19

Eight New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Eight New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Today, April 17, Nova Scotia is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19. Five cases are in Eastern Zone. Three of them are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada, one is related to international travel, and one is a close contact of a previously reported case. ...
Vaccine Plan on Track; 200,000 Doses Administered

Vaccine Plan on Track; 200,000 Doses Administered

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Vaccine Plan on Track; 200,000 Doses Administered —————————————————————- The plan to give every Nova Scotian who is able to receive a vaccine a first dose by the end of June is on track, after reaching 200,000 doses in arms this week. “This is a great milestone. As of today, 200,000 doses ...
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 have issued a summary offence ticket for failing to comply with the regulations set out in the Health Protection Act. Yesterday at approximately 8:15 p.m. police received a report of a social gathering at a residence in ...
Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight and a business in Central Zone

Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight and a business in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight and a business in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight and a business in Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. Anyone who ...
Three New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified

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

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Three New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Cases Identified —————————————————————- Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 15. ​ Two cases are in Eastern Zone and the other case is in Western Zone. All are confirmed UK variant cases. The people are not in Nova ...
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, April 14. ​ One case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside Canada. The other case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside ...
Public Health Mobile Unit visiting various communities for COVID-19 testing

Public Health Mobile Unit visiting various communities for COVID-19 testing

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health Mobile Unit visiting various communities for COVID-19 testing Public Health’s Mobile Units are offering community-based testing this coming week in various locations across the province. ​ In an effort to keep COVID-19 under control in Nova Scotia, Public Health’s mobile units provide easier access to testing for rural and ...
Working Group Will Support Race-Based Data Collection Initiative

Working Group Will Support Race-Based Data Collection Initiative

**** ANTI-RACISM INITIATIVES/AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIAN AFFAIRS//HEALTH/ WELLNESS Media Release Working Group Will Support Race-Based Data Collection Initiative The Nova Scotia government has established a community-based working group to support the collection of race-based data in the health system. Collecting and interpreting race-based health data will help the government identify and address inequities in health care ...
Delay of reopening the Atlantic Bubble by at least two weeks, to May 3

Delay of reopening the Atlantic Bubble by at least two weeks, to May 3

**** Council of Atlantic Premiers Release Reopening of Atlantic Bubble Delayed The Council of Atlantic Premiers met today, April 13, and based on the advice of the region’s chief medical officers of health, decided to delay the reopening of the Atlantic Bubble by at least two weeks, to May 3. Protecting the health of Atlantic ...
Online COVID-19 screening pilot project at Victoria General site of the QEII

Online COVID-19 screening pilot project at Victoria General site of the QEII

**** NSHA Media Release Online COVID-19 screening pilot project at Victoria General site of the QEII Beginning today, patients and visitors entering the Victoria General (VG) site, QEII will have the option to go online to complete a COVID-19 screening assessment prior to entering the facility. Anyone planning to enter the VG site ONLY can go to ...
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, April 13. ​ Two cases are in Central Zone and are related to travel outside Canada. Three cases are in Western Zone and are related to travel outside Canada. The other case is ...
New Brunswick Border Restrictions Reinstated

New Brunswick Border Restrictions Reinstated

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Brunswick Border Restrictions Reinstated —————————————————————- Restrictions on the New Brunswick border will be reinstated Thursday, April 15, at 8 a.m., Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, April 13. “We are seeing the increased cases in New Brunswick and we are ...
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 12. ​ The cases are in Central Zone. Five cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required. The other two cases are close contacts of previously ...
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 ...
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 ...