Potential COVID publicity on 4 flights and at a mall

Currently, anyone traveling to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic provinces is expected to self-isolate for 14 days

PRESS RELEASE
NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH
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Nova Scotia Health Public Health advises potential exposure to COVID-19 on four flights and one location in the central zone. In addition to the media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.

Anyone who has been in the specified row and seats on the following flights are asked to continue self-isolating and immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en for a COVID 19 test 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. All other passengers on these flights should continue to self-isolate as necessary and look out for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

  • WestJet Flight 248, flying from Toronto (9:00 AM) to Halifax (12:00 PM) on December 23. Passengers in rows 8 to 14 in seats A, B, C and D are asked to continue self-isolating and immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to avoid a COVID regardless Book -19 test whether you have COVID-19 symptoms or not. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as necessary and look out for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight at the stated time can develop symptoms up to and including January 6, 2021.
  • WestJet Flight 248, flying from Toronto (10:00 AM) to Halifax (12:30 PM) on December 27th. Passengers in rows 1 through 4 in seats A, C and D are asked to continue self-isolating and immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en for a COVID-19 test to book whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as necessary and look out for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight at the stated time can develop symptoms up to and including January 10, 2021
  • Air Canada Flight 624 flies from Toronto (9:00 PM) on December 27th to Halifax on December 28th (2:00 AM). Passengers in rows 15-21 in seats C, D, E and F and in rows 1-4 in seats A, C and D are asked to continue self-isolating and immediately https: // covid-self- Visit assessment.novascotia .ca / de to book a COVID-19 test whether or not there are COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as necessary and look out for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight at the stated time can develop symptoms up to and including January 11, 2021.
  • Air Canada Flight 604 will fly from Toronto (8:00 AM) to Halifax (11:30 AM) on December 29th. Passengers in rows 16-22 in seats A, B, C and D are asked to continue self-isolating and immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to avoid a COVID regardless Book -19 test whether you have COVID-19 symptoms or not. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as necessary and look out for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight at the stated time can develop symptoms up to and including January 12, 2021.

As a precaution, and given the currently available testing capacity, anyone who worked or visited the following location on the date and time specified is asked to visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en for a to book 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.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you are not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, there is no need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result.

  • Mic Mac Mall (21 Mic Mac Blvd, Dartmouth) on December 19 between 12:30 p.m. and 3:40 p.m. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus at the named location in that location may develop symptoms up to and including. January 2, 2021.

Please remember:

Visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to do a self-assessment if you’ve had or 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

Please do not contact a COVID-19 assessment center directly without being prompted to do so, and do not go to a pop-up location for quick tests.

Currently, anyone traveling to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic provinces is expected to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving. If a person who is traveling for non-essential reasons enters Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada, everyone in the house where they are self-isolating must also self-isolate.

When Nova Scotia Health Public Health makes a public notice, it is in no way a reflection of the behavior or activities of anyone named in the notice.

All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and to follow public health guidelines for access to care. Current information on COVID-19 can be found at novascotia.ca/coronavirus

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