COVID-19 case identified at Cache Creek, B.C., Subway restaurant: Interior Health

Interior Health has identified a case of COVID-19 at a Subway restaurant in Cache Creek, B.C. Global News

Interior Health has identified a case of COVID-19 at a Subway restaurant in Cache Creek, B.C.

The Interior Health Authority is asking all people who visited the Subway restaurant, located at 1209 Highway 97, on March 25, 26 and 27 to self-isolate for 14 days.

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Those asked to self-isolate must monitor themselves for symptoms.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include the following:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Other milder symptoms may include: runny nose, fatigue, body aches (muscles and joints aching), diarrhea, headache, sore throat, vomiting and red eyes

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IHA says as long as customers remain healthy and do not develop symptoms, they can return to their routine activities 14 days after the date of their visit.

The health authority warns customers that if they develop respiratory symptoms, they need to self-isolate at home for a minimum of 10 days until symptoms resolve.

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You can see the BCCDC guide on self-isolation here.

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“Testing is not required for those who have mild respiratory symptoms. If respiratory symptoms worsen, particularly those who are older or have underlying health conditions, call 811 or your health-care provider,” Interior Health said in a release.

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You can see  the B.C. COVID-19 self-assessment tool here.

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IHA also wants to remind people who, “community transmission of COVID-19 has been detected in communities across the Interior Health region.

Additional information on COVID-19 can be found on IH’s website here.

Subway sent Global News a statement regarding the COVID-19 case in Cache Creek.

“We have been made aware that a restaurant employee tested positive for COVID-19 in Cache Creek, B.C., on March 30. We immediately contacted Interior Health, closed the restaurant to the public, discarded all food product, and are currently conducting a thorough cleaning and sanitization of the location. Based on direction from Interior Health, we are asking all team members and guests in the restaurant on March 25-27 to self-isolate for 14 days and monitor for symptoms. We wish our team member a quick recovery and will continue to share updates on the situation as they become available.”

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