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Potential exposure to COVID-19 reported at Dartmouth’s Atlantic Superstore

Atlantic Superstore. Alexa MacLean/Global Halifax

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is warning of a COVID-19 exposure at Atlantic Superstore at 650 Portland St. in Dartmouth.

Health officials say the exposure may have occurred on Dec. 21 between noon and 2 p.m. and on Dec. 23 between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Anyone present at this location during the above time periods is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

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The NSHA said it is anticipated anyone exposed to the coronavirus at this location may develop symptoms up to, and including, Jan. 6, 2021.

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Anyone who has worked at or visited Atlantic Superstore on the dates and times indicated must immediately visit the COVID-19 self-assessment page to book a COVID-19 test, the NSHA said.

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This must be done regardless of whether or not the person has COVID-19 symptoms, such as a runny nose or persistent cough.

“If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result,” said NSHA.

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