**** Truro Police Media Releases
On Saturday March 29 the Truro Police Service issued a Sunmary Offence Ticket to a 65 year old male for failing to self isolate for 14 days after entering the province of Nova Scotia
Truro Police received several complaints about this male blatantly disregarding the self isolation rules
As a result he was charged for violating Sec 71 of the Health Protection Act
The Truro Police Service strongly advises members of the public to educate themselves on the directives and new enforcement measures in the order of the Chief Medical Officer issued on March 24 at novascotia.ca/coronavirus.
These measures are in place to help address the COVID-19 crisis we are facing. Everyone needs to do their part and practice social distancing, no social gatherings over 5 people, self isolate for 14 days upon entering Nova Scotia and take precautionary measures such as frequent hand washing.
We want to thank the majority of the public that are following direction and complying with these rules and regulations.