Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notification in the Western Health Region

Dec 28, 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.

  • Deer Lake Irving Big Stop, 62 Trans-Canada Hwy, Deer Lake
    December 21, 2021, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Jungle Jim’s, 41 Maple Valley Rd, Corner Brook, NL
    December 24, 2021, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

People who visited these locations are advised to seek testing according to the recommendation below. Individuals do not need to complete an online referral or call 811 in advance, they can go to the walk-in testing site at Corner Brook Civic Centre Studio between 8:45 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily.

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;
  • Headache;
  • 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.