The Road So Far: Coverage of the COVID-19 Virus (Page 2)

The Covid Chronicle

**** Various sources

The original post was getting top heavy, so here’s a continuation of COVID-19 information.

(Page 1: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/so-far-global-covid-19-scares-cause-closures-locally-and-abroad)

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State of Emergency Declared in Response to COVID-19, Seven New Cases / Response to COVID-19: Municipal service updates regarding provincial state of emergency

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/state-of-emergency-declared-in-response-to-covid-19-seven-new-cases-response-to-covid-19-municipal-service-updates-regarding-provincial-state-of-emergency

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Testing for COVID-19 Expands; Health System Preparations

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/testing-for-covid-19-expands-health-system-preparations

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HRM Response to COVID-19: Municipal service updates

“Halifax Transit has been designated by the Province of Nova Scotia an essential service under the current provincial state of emergency”

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/hrm-response-to-covid-19-municipal-service-updates

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NSHA operational update, Friday, March 27, 2020

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/nsha-operational-update-friday-march-27-2020

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Measures to Help Businesses, Seniors and Vulnerable Nova Scotians

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/measures-to-help-businesses-seniors-and-vulnerable-nova-scotians

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Seventeen New Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/seventeen-new-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia

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Five New Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/five-new-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia

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Twenty New Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/twenty-new-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia

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(Health) Seventeen New Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia / HRM continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/hrm-continues-to-monitor-and-respond-to-the-rapidly-evolving-effects-of-covid-19-2

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A ban on open fires is now in effect to protect Nova Scotia’s forests during the pandemic

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/a-ban-on-open-fires-is-now-in-effect-to-protect-nova-scotias-forests-during-the-pandemic

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A message from Chief Stuebing: COVID-19 Update and HRFE

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/a-message-from-chief-stuebing-covid-19-update-and-hrfe

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NSHA advising potential COVID-19 exposure at Halifax Regional Municipality community centre​ ​

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/nsha-advising-potential-covid-19-exposure-at-halifax-regional-municipality-community-centre%e2%80%8b-%e2%80%8b

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This isn’t something to joke about.   Via HRP

“Halifax Regional Police officers have reported that in some interactions, members of the public are falsely claiming that they have #COVID19. These statements are dangerous and irresponsible and can have serious consequences. Let’s all stay safe and work together.”

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Ten New Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/ten-new-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia

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Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/response-to-covid-19-halifax-transit-update

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NSHA operational update, Tuesday, March 24, 2020

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/nsha-operational-update-tuesday-march-24-2020

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A Letter to Nova Scotians from Dr. Robert Strang

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/a-letter-to-nova-scotians-from-dr-robert-strang

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Effective March 23, 2020 all golf courses must close during the period this Order remains in effect.

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Measures taken to ensure customer and staff safety at Bedford Superstore after COVID-19 incident

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/measures-taken-to-ensure-customer-and-staff-safety-at-bedford-superstore-after-covid-19-incident

Bedford Superstore confirms a staff member tested positive for COVID-19, taking measures to ensure safety

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/bedford-superstore-confirms-a-staff-member-tested-positive-for-covid-19-taking-measures-to-ensure-safety

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13 New Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/13-new-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia

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Protecting yourself from coronavirus

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/protecting-yourself-from-coronavirus

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Via the Department of Finance

“#ScamAlert If you get a text message saying you received a deposit for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. Beware it is a scam! Do not reply or click on the link, delete the text and warn others. #COVID19 #EconomicResponse”

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Health Canada: What does Social Distancing mean?

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/health-canada-what-does-social-distancing-mean

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Message from the Nova Scotia RCMP about our response to the COVID-19 health pandemic

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/message-from-the-nova-scotia-rcmp-about-our-response-to-the-covid-19-health-pandemic

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HRP continue to make some adjustments to office functions to keep our employees safe while providing our service during #COVID19 pandemic

** Release: https://t.co/LQHlx8jkcV

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NSP to provide options, relief for customers

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/nsp-to-orovide-options-relief-for-customers

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Halifax Water Focused on Maintaining Services During State of Emergency, Disconnections for non-payment of service are suspended until April 13th

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/halifax-water-focused-on-maintaining-services-during-state-of-emergency-disconnections-for-non-payment-of-service-are-suspended-until-april-13th

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Effective today, Bide Awhile will no longer be able to accept the donation of supplies until further notice

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/effective-today-bide-awhile-will-no-longer-be-able-to-accept-the-donation-of-supplies-until-further-notice

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Six New Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/six-new-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia

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Measures to Help Nova Scotia Businesses, Students / Fisheries Ministers Unified To Support Industry

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/measures-to-help-nova-scotia-businesses-students-fisheries-ministers-unified-to-support-industry

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Halifax Regional Police became aware that a close family member of one of our officers has been in contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/halifax-regional-police-covid-19-update

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Pretty important to keep 911 freed up for emergencies

Non Emergency contacts:

https://novascotia.ca/noemergency/

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Signs

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One New Presumptive Case of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/one-new-presumptive-case-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia

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Public Service Announcement
Response to COVID-19: Municipal service updates

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/public-service-announcement-response-to-covid-19-municipal-service-updates

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Two New Presumptive Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/two-new-presumptive-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia-2

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Diabetes Canada: Due to #COVID19, the collection of ALL textile donations from homes and bins across Canada is temporarily suspended

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/diabetes-canada-due-to-covid19-the-collection-of-all-textile-donations-from-homes-and-bins-across-canada-is-temporarily-suspended

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NSHA advising potential COVID-19 exposure at two Halifax locations

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/nsha-advising-potential-covid-19-exposure-at-two-halifax-locations

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Measures to help vulnerable Nova Scotians and to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the province.

** Release : https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/measures-to-help-vulnerable-nova-scotians

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The Dartmouth SPCA will continue to operate with a core group of essential staff to assist and accept animals in urgent and emergency situations during this time.

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/the-dartmouth-spca-will-continue-to-operate-with-a-core-group-of-essential-staff-to-assist-and-accept-animals-in-urgent-and-emergency-situations-during-this-time

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Via EHS

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Salvation Army Prepares Emergency Disaster Services in Response to COVID-19

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/salvation-army-prepares-emergency-disaster-services-in-response-to-covid-19

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Via Out of the Cold Shelter

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Eastlink temporarily closes stores

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Walmart changes

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Update:The NSLC announced online that they will accept cash payments after an earlier announcement that cash would not be accepted drew vast backlash.  They are, however, encouraging debit or credit creditcard payments over cash if possible.

The NSLC is no longer accepting cash payments.

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Two New Presumptive Cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/two-new-presumptive-cases-of-covid-19-in-nova-scotia-2

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Announcement: cancellation of the 2020 edition of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

** Release: https://waterfrontmediahfx.the902hxir.ca/announcement-cancellation-of-the-2020-edition-of-the-royal-nova-scotia-international-tattoo

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Via the 902

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Irving Shipbuilding announced immediate suspension of operations

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Via Burrito Jax

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Not sure how widespread, but Killam asking others to stay away

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