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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020

(Halifax, N.S.) - Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at:
• East Side Mario’s (186 Chain Lake Dr, Bayers Lake) on Nov. 14 between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Nov. 16 between noon and 7 p.m.

Anyone present at this location during this time period is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the above dates may develop symptoms up to, and including, Nov. 30.

• Sport Chek (215 Chain Lake Dr, Bayers Lake) on Nov. 15 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Anyone present at this location during this time period is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the above date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Nov. 29.

Visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to do a self-assessment if in the past 48 hours you have had or you are currently experiencing:
• fever or cough (new or worsening)
OR
• two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):
o sore throat
o runny nose
o headache
o shortness of breath

You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

Please remember:

• To self-isolate until you receive 811 advice on next steps.
• Do not go directly to a COVID-19 assessment centre without being directed to do so by 811.

Currently, anyone travelling to Nova Scotia from outside of the Atlantic provinces is expected to self-isolate alone for 14 days after arriving.

Effective Nov. 9, if a person travelling for non-essential reasons enters Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada, then everyone in the home where they are self-isolating will have to self-isolate as well.

When Nova Scotia Health Public Health makes a public notification it is not in any way a reflection on the behaviour or activities of those named in the notification.

All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and are urged to follow Public Health guidelines on how to access care.

Up to date information about COVID-19 is available at novascotia.ca/coronavirus

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