Western Health advises of possible COVID-19 exposure at Deer Lake business

DEER LAKE, NL – Western Health is notifying a potential public site of COVID-19 exposure at a Deer Lake business on November 24.

In a Dec. 9 statement, Western Health said anyone who visited the Great Canadian Dollar Store at 14 Church St. in Deer Lake between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, should be tested for COVID-19.

Anyone who has visited the location and exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 are required to self-isolate for up to 24 hours after their symptoms resolve and they are given a negative test result.

Those who have visited the premises and are not showing any symptoms are not required to self-isolate until they receive a negative test result. While waiting for their test result, people should watch for symptoms and self-isolate if symptoms occur.

Anyone wishing to set up a test can do so through the online Self-Assessment & Referral Tool or call 811.