Potential COVID-19 Exposure Notifications in the Eastern Health Region

December 30, 2021 – St. John’s, NL: As part of a Public Health investigation in the Eastern Health region, anyone who visited and/or dined in at these locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. This advisory does not include those who picked up take-out or used a drive-thru at these locations. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation.

Five Guys, Avalon Mall, 48 Kenmount Rd, St. John’s
• December 24, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Denny’s, 227 Kenmount Rd, St. John’s
• December 26, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

GoodLife Fitness, Atlantic Place, 215 Water St, St. John’s
• December 23, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Warehouse Gym, 1A Blackmore Ave, Clarenville
• December 22, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

McDonald’s, 54 Kenmount Rd, St. John’s
• December 23, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
• December 26, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Kelsey’s Restaurant, 300 Kenmount Rd, St. John’s
• December 26, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The Hair Strand & Spa, 1306 Topsail Rd, Paradise
• December 22, 2021, from 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

A&W, 68 Kenmount Rd, St. John’s
• December 24, 2021, from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Subway (Orangestore), 986 Kenmount Rd, Paradise
• December 23, 2021, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Mallard Cottage, 8 Barrows Rd, St. John’s
• December 22, 2021, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

People who visited and/or dined in at 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;
  • 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 a full list of potential COVID-19 exposure notifications, please visit: https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/updates-resources/potential-covid-19-exposures/. For the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19, please visit: www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19.

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