The Environmental Services Laboratory at the QEII Health Sciences Centre will resume accepting water samples for testing from municipal, registered, and private water supply owners, starting Monday, January 25. The water testing service was temporarily suspended in order to create capacity for COVID-19 testing.
Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Northern Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.
Anyone who worked or visited the following locations on the specified dates and times should immediately self-isolate and visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.
Anyone present at the below location must self-isolate while waiting for their test result, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms.
Roadside Willies Smokehouse & Bar (27 Jennifer Dr, Truro) on Jan. 8 between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Jan. 22.
Double C Truck Stop (3926 Highway #4, Debert) on Jan. 9 between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Jan. 23.
In response to the high number of people seeking COVID-19 testing in the Truro area this week, Public Health has extended the Mobile Health Units’ stay in the community to offer additional testing for another four days
In response to the recent increase of potential COVID-19 public exposure notices in the Northern Zone, and the resulting increase in demand for testing, Public Health’s Mobile Health Units will return to Truro on Friday, Jan. 15