Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

October 19, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited the location on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The business has been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation.

Marystown YMCA, 2B Harris Drive, Marystown, NL, on the following dates and times:
• Thursday, October 14 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
• Friday, October 15 from 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
• Saturday, October 16 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

People who visited this location 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 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.

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Last updated: 2021-10-19