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Increased COVID-19 exposure in Spiritwood

Public health alert
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Have you been to Lake Country Co-op,  Spiritwood?

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is advising the public about a COVID-19 exposure risk in Spiritwood

COVID-19, and its variants, are still present in Saskatchewan. Persons infected with or exposed to COVID-19 should take all precautions as advised by Public Health and take all reasonable measures to significantly reduce the risk of infecting others. Following public health guidance is particularly important for those who are unvaccinated, or have received only one dose of COVID vaccine.

Please be aware that there is an increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 at the following location where a person or persons attended while infectious:

Lake Country Co-op, 300 Railway Avenue Spiritwood

  • August 14th 7am-4pm
  • August 15th 6am-9:30pm
  • August 16th 10am-7pm
  • August 17th 12:30-9:30pm

As per Disease Control Regulations, all individuals in attendance during this date and time should:

  • Test and isolate until results received. If negative continue with self-monitoring for 14 days. Once any symptoms are noted, immediately isolate and test
  • If asymptomatic & test negative AND unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, please access the nearest vaccination site to get vaccinated
  • ALWAYS perform those personal protective measures that have helped since the beginning of the pandemic including on-going vigilant self-risk assessment to protect against COVID-19 such as wearing a mask especially indoors and where consistently more than 2 metres distance to the next person CANNOT be maintained

Exception: If you have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, and the second dose was received on or before July 31 2021, you do not need to self-isolate but:

  • Self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 until August 31, 2021
  • If symptoms develop, start self-isolating immediately and seek testing
  • If you need to check your vaccination status, please access MySaskHealthRecord.
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