Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notification in the Western Health Region

Dec 19, 2021

As part of a Public Health investigation in the Western Health region, anyone who visited the locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing.

The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation. 

  • Wing’n It, 50 Bennett Ave, Deer Lake
    December 4, 2021, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Women’s Event held at Deer Lake Motel (private dining area)
    December 6, 2021, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Deer Lake Motel Banquet Room, 15 Trans-Canada Hwy, Deer Lake
    December 10, 2021, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

  • A & W, 8 Commerce Street, Deer Lake,
    December 10, 2021, from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.

People who visited these locations are advised to seek testing according to the recommendation below. To arrange testing, complete the online self-assessment and referral tool available here or call 811. 

People who visited this location 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 this location 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 a full list of potential COVID-19 exposure notifications, please see here. For the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19, please visit: www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19.