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Toronto Public Health investigating potential COVID-19 exposure at 2 election polling stations

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Toronto Public Health says it is investigating two potential COVID-19 exposures from two polling locations in the city.

The two locations in question are 975 Kingston Road on Sept. 11 and 12 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Presteign Heights Elementary School at 2570 St. Clair Ave. E on Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. until when the voting and counting was finished.

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The agency said that while the risk to the public is low, that anyone who was at those locations during the periods indicated should self-monitor and get testing done if they start to develop symptoms.

The directives are for both staff and members of the public.

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Read more: Numerous ridings in GTA see significant drop in polling stations for upcoming election

Due to the pandemic, numerous ridings in the GTA and especially some in Toronto saw a significant reduction in the amount of polling stations due to some locations being unable to accommodate proper safety measures and physical distancing.

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