Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Western Health Region
As part of the ongoing investigation into recent cases in the Western Health region, Public Health is asking anyone who visited the locations on the dates and times listed below to arrange COVID-19 testing. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation.
- St. Stephen’s Parish, 78 West Street, Stephenville on Monday, Oct 11, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p. m.
- St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 246 Main Street, St. George’s on Sunday, Oct 10, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Indian Head Co-Op, 50 Carolina Ave, Stephenville on Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021, from 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- Walmart, 42 Queen Street, Stephenville on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021, from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
- Walmart, 16 Murphy’s Square, Corner Brook on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
- Mary Brown’s, 24 Murphy’s Square, Corner Brook on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021, from 3:40 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
People who visited these locations are advised to seek testing in keeping with public notifications for possible exposure. To arrange testing, complete the online self-assessment and referral tool available here or call 811.
People who visited these locations and currently have symptoms of COVID-19 are required to isolate until 24 hours after their symptoms resolve and they receive a negative test result. People who visited these locations and do not currently have symptoms of COVID-19 are not required to isolate until they receive a negative test result. While awaiting their test result, they should monitor for symptoms and isolate should any symptoms develop.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
- Fever, including chills or sweats;
- A new or worsening cough;
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
- Runny, stuffy or congested nose;
- Sore throat or difficulty swallowing;
- Loss of sense of smell or taste;
- Unusual fatigue or lack of energy;
- New onset of muscle aches;
- Loss of appetite;
- Vomiting or diarrhea for more than 24 hours; and,
- Small red or purple spots on hands and/or feet.
For the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19, please visit: www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19.