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COVID-19 exposure notifications and testing in Gander

Updated: Dec 18, 2021

December 17, 2021

As part of a Public Health investigation in the Central Health region, anyone who visited the locations on the dates and times listed below is asked to arrange COVID-19 testing. The businesses have been notified and Public Health thanks them for their cooperation.

Gander Arts & Culture Centre Swimming Pool

Dates and Times:

Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

P.J Sports Gander

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Time: 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Gander Walmart

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Time: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

McDonalds Gander

Date: Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Due to the number of COVID-19 exposure sites in the Gander area, COVID-19 testing will be available to those in the Gander area who are a contact of a case or symptomatic.

The testing clinic will be located at the Fraser Road United Church on the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, December 18 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

  • Sunday, December 19 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

This clinic is open to:

  • Anyone who is a contact of a case, or symptomatic and has not yet had an opportunity for testing

  • Anyone identified as a contact of a case and requires a second test at Day 11-13 from last date of contact with the case.

There is no need to book an appointment as walk-ins are encouraged. Individuals are asked to present to the clinic and remain in their vehicles until advised to move inside. Individuals are asked to remain patient, respectful and to expect some wait time depending on how many people show up at any given time.

As with the standard COVID-19 test, test results will not be available to patients at the point of testing. Staff performing tests will advise individuals how to access results online. All individuals with symptoms are advised to isolate.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.


Media contact: Gayle St. Croix

Director, Communications and Government Relations



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