HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia Health continues to identify potential COVID-19 exposures throughout the province.

See below for an updated list of the latest exposures in Nova Scotia.

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 24

Testing required

The Nova Scotia government asking anyone who visited or worked at the following locations, during the specified times to book a COVID-19 test through the province's self assessment tool, regardless of whether or not they show symptoms.

  • Callister’s Country Kitchen (7076 Highway 1 Coldbrook)
  • Feb. 14 between 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, February 28.
     
  • Hop Scotch Dinner Club (1537 Barrington St, Halifax)
  • Feb. 19 between 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 5.

Testing for some

For the following locations, if you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result.

  • Bishop’s Cellar (1477 Lower Water St, Halifax)
  • Feb. 19 between 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 5.
     
  • Sobeys Timberlea (65 Market Way Ln, Timberlea)
  • Feb. 21 between noon and 3 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 7.
     
  • Atlantic Superstore Sackville (745 Sackville Dr, Lower Sackville)
  • Feb. 21 between 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 7.

 

Various Halifax Transit bus routes:

  • Route 159 Portland Hills from Portland to Scotia Square
  • Feb. 18 between 5:30 p.m. between 6:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 4.
     
  • Route 61 Auburn/North Preston from Portland to Scotia Square
  • Feb. 18 between 5:30 p.m. between 6:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 4.
     
  • Route 14 Leiblin Park from Scotia Square to Mumford
  • Feb. 18 between 5:30 p.m. between 6:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 4.
     
  • Route 1 Spring Garden from Mumford to Scotia Square
  • Feb. 19 between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 5.
     
  • Route 159 Portland Hills from Scotia Square to Portland
  • Feb. 19 between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 5.
     
  • Route 61 Auburn/North Preston from Portland to Scotia Square
  • Feb. 20 between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 6.
     
  • Route 14 Leiblin Park from Scotia Square to Mumford.
  • Feb. 20 between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 6.

 

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 23

The Nova Scotia government asking anyone who visited or worked at the following locations, during the specified times to book a COVID-19 test through the province's self assessment tool, regardless of whether or not they show symptoms.

  • Atlantic Superstore (745 Sackville Dr, Lower Sackville)
  • Feb. 16 between 8:15 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 2.
     
  • Winners Bedford Commons (181 Damascus Rd, Bedford)
  • Feb. 19 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 5.
     
  • Walmart Bedford Commons (141 Damascus Rd, Bedford)
  • Feb. 19 between 11 a.m. and noon.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 5.
     
  • Atlantic Superstore (1075 Barrington St, Halifax)
  • Feb. 19 between noon and 2 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, March 5.

Flight Exposure

Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats should visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

  • Air Canada flight 8772
  • Departing from Montreal on Feb. 16 (7:10 p.m.) and arriving in Halifax (9:50 p.m.)
  • Passengers in rows 2-14, seats A, C and D are asked to immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms.

All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as required and monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, March 2.

**UPDATE**

Public Health is advising of potential exposure to a variant of COVID-19 on the following flight:

  • Air Canada flight 7572 (Sky Regional)
  • Departing from Toronto on Feb. 10 (2:25 p.m.) and arriving in Halifax (5:24 p.m.)

All passengers of this flight are asked to immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms and continue self-isolating until test results are available.

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 20

The Nova Scotia government asking anyone who visited or worked at the following locations, during the specified times to book a COVID-19 test through the province's self assessment tool, regardless of whether or not they show symptoms.

  • Pro Skateboards & Snowboards (6451 Quinpool Rd., Halifax)
  • Friday, Feb. 19 between 2:00 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including March 5.
  • Black Market Boutique (1545 Grafton St., Halifax)
  • Friday, Feb. 14 between 10:30 a.m. and 11:40 a.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including March 5
  • Dollarama (5657 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax)
  • Thursday, Feb. 18 between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including March 4.
  • Sobeys (1120 Queen St., Halifax)
  • Tuesday, Feb. 16 between 12:30 p.m. and 1:50 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including March 4.

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 19

Testing required

Out of an abundance of caution, and given the current testing capacity available, anyone who visited or worked at the following location on the specified date and time should immediately take an online self-assessment COVID-19 test to arrange for testing, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms.

For the following locations, if you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result.

  • Carl’s Your Independent Grocer (396 Main St, Wolfville)
  • Feb. 11 between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 25.

Note: Public Health has released an updated time for exposure at Burger King in New Minas on Feb. 10. See below.

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 17

Mandatory testing required

Out of an abundance of caution, and given the current testing capacity available, anyone who visited or worked at the following location on the specified date and time should immediately take an online self-assessment COVID-19 test to arrange for testing, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms.

  • Walmart New Minas (9097 Commercial St, New Minas)
  • Feb. 10 between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 24.
     
  • MIDAS New Minas (9154 Commercial St, New Minas)
  • Feb. 10 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 24.
  • *UPDATED* Burger King (9148 Commercial St, New Minas)
  • Feb. 10 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 24.
     
  • Walmart New Minas (9097 Commercial St, New Minas)
  • Feb. 3 between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 17.
  • UPDATE: Regardless of whether or not you have COVID-19 symptoms, those present at this location on the named date and time are required to self-isolate while waiting for their test result. If you get a negative result, you do not need to keep self-isolating. If you get a positive result, you will be contacted by Public Health about what to do next.

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 16

Mandatory testing required

Out of an abundance of caution, and given the current testing capacity available, anyone who visited or worked at the following location on the specified date and time should immediately take an online self-assessment COVID-19 test to arrange for testing, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms.

  • Giant Tiger Lower Sackville (720 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville)
  • Feb. 10 between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 24.
  • Cheapy Tire & Auto Repair (302 Windmill Rd., Dartmouth)
  • Feb. 8, 11 and 12 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • May develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 26.

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 15

Flight Exposure

**UPDATED**

Public Health issued a new advisory on Feb. 23 about a potential exposure to a variant of COVID-19 on the following flight:

  • Air Canada flight 7572 (Sky Regional)
  • Departing from Toronto on Feb. 10 (2:25 p.m.) and arriving in Halifax (5:24 p.m.)

All passengers of this flight are asked to immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms and continue self-isolating until test results are available.

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 14

Flight Exposure

Mandatory testing required for some

Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified seats and rows is asked to book a COVID-19 test online, or call 811 to book a test, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms. 

All other passengers on the flight should self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

  • West Jet flight 3340 on Feb. 11
  • From Toronto to Halifax, arriving at 1:10 a.m. on Feb. 12
  • Passengers in rows 10 to 16, and seats A, C and D are more likely to have had close contact
  • Symptoms may develop up to, and including, Feb. 26

EXPOSURES RELEASED FEB. 12

Mandatory testing required

Flight Exposure

Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats should visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

  • West Jet flight 3340 on Feb. 11
  • From Toronto to Halifax, arriving at 1:10 a.m. on Feb. 11
  • All passengers are asked to immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms.

It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 24.

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

Anyone who experiences a fever or new or worsening cough, or two or more of the following new or worsening symptoms, is encouraged to take an online test or call 811 to determine if they need to be tested for COVID-19:

  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nose/nasal congestion

COVID ALERT APP

Canada’s COVID-19 Alert app is available in Nova Scotia.

The app, which can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or Google Play, notifies users if they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.