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Public Health warns of potential COVID-19 exposure at 17 locations in HRM

As of Nov. 20, 2020, roughly 5.3 million Canadians have downloaded the federal government's COVID-19 Alert app.
As of Nov. 20, 2020, roughly 5.3 million Canadians have downloaded the federal government's COVID-19 Alert app. Elizabeth McSheffrey/Global News

Nova Scotia Health Public Health released a statement Saturday evening warning of potential exposure of COVID-19 at 17 locations in Halifax.

Health officials are asking that anyone who visited the locations below to immediately contact 811 to arrange for COVID-19 testing, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms:

  • Darrell’s Restaurant (5576 Fenwick St., Halifax) on Nov. 15 between 2 p.m. and 5 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, Nov. 29.
  • The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Halifax (1712 Market St., Halifax) on Nov. 16 between 9 p.m. to close. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to and including, Nov. 30.
  • Stillwell (1672 Barrington St., Halifax) on Nov. 16 between 9 p.m. and 11:30 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, Nov. 30.
  • Thai Express (50 Foulis Row, Dartmouth) on Nov. 17 between 12 p.m. and 1:30 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, Dec. 2.
  • Station Six Food and Drink (247 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax) on Nov. 17 between 6:30 p.m. and close. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to and including, Dec. 2.
  • Hermitage (1460 Lower Water St.) on Nov. 18 between 6:30 p.m. and 9 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, Dec. 2.
  • Moxie’s Grill & Bar (9 Countryview Dr., Dartmouth) on Nov. 18 between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 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, Dec. 2.
  • Fung Wah Restaurant (3665 Dutch Village Rd., Halifax) on Nov.18 between 11 a.m. and 12:30 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, Dec. 2.
  • Mezza Lebanese Kitchen (16 Garland Ave., Dartmouth) on Nov. 18 between 12 p.m. and 1:30 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, Dec. 2.
  • Gahan House (5239 Sackville St., Halifax) on Nov. 18 between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 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, Dec. 2.
  • Cora Breakfast and Lunch (277 Lacewood Dr., Halifax) on Nov. 19 between 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to and including, Dec. 3.

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Nova Scotia Health Public Health also provided a list of the following locations where a potential exposure of the virus has occurred:

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  • Orange Theory Fitness (6140 Young St., Unit 40, Halifax) on Nov. 16 between 5 pm and 10 p.m. and on Nov. 18 between 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to and including, Dec. 2.
  • Sobeys (1120 Queen St., Halifax) on Nov. 16 between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 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, Dec. 1.
  • Superstore (650 Portland St., Dartmouth) on Nov. 16 between 11 a.m. and 1 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, Nov. 30.
  • Dollarama (5201 Duke St., Halifax) on Nov. 18 between 3:30 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, Dec. 2.
  • Vitality MediSpa (5424 Doyle St., Halifax) on Nov. 18 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Nov. 19 between 9 a.m. and 12:30 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, Dec. 3.
  • Atlantic Superstore (1075 Barrington St., Halifax) on Nov. 17 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Nov. 18 between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Nov. 19 between 2 p.m. and 3 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, Dec. 3.
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The province’s recommendation is to visit the province’s website to do a self-assessment if, in the past 48 hours, individuals have had or are currently experiencing:

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  • Fever
  • Cough

Or two or more of the following symptoms:

  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose/nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath.