UPDATED: COVID-19 exposure notifications in Lewisporte

UPDATED: December 17 at 6:20 pm


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.


McDonald's

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 1:15 pm – 1:35 pm


Kentucky Fried Chicken

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 12:45 pm – 1:15 pm


Lewisporte Stadium

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

2:20 pm – 4:00 pm

Mary Brown’s

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Blue Ridge

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm


Subway

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Anyone affected by the above advisories are asked to present at the Gander or Grand Falls-Windsor testing clinics. 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.


The Gander 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.


The Grand Falls-Windsor testing clinic will be located at the Salvation Army Church, 27 Park Street on the following dates:

  • Friday, December 17, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 10:00 am - 3:00 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 affected by the above advisories

  • 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.

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.



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Media contact: Gayle St. Croix Director, Communications and Government Relations gayle.stcroix@centralhealth.nl.ca





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