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.
Fogo Island Ferry (Veteran)
Date: December 14, 2021
Left Farewell at 8:30 am for Change Island, departed change island at 9:00 am for Fogo Island
Left Fogo Island 2:00 pm for Change Island, departed Change island at 2:30 pm for Farewell
Cod Jigger Diner - Fogo Island Date: December 14, 2021
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
People who visited a location listed above and currently have symptoms of COVID-19 are required to isolate until 24 hours after their symptoms resolve and they receive a negative test result. People who visited a location listed above and do not currently have symptoms of COVID-19 are not required to isolate until they receive a negative test result. While awaiting their test result, they should monitor for symptoms and isolate should any symptoms develop.
If you test negative and you do not have symptoms, you can continue normal activities as permitted by public health guidelines.
If you test negative and you have symptoms, you should self-isolate until 24 hours after your symptoms resolve.
If you test positive, you must continue self-isolation and you will be contacted by Public Health.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
Fever, including chills or sweats;
A new or worsening cough;
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
Runny, stuffy or congested nose;
Sore throat or difficulty swallowing;
Loss of sense of smell or taste;
Unusual fatigue or lack of energy;
New onset of muscle aches;
Loss of appetite;
Vomiting or diarrhea for more than 24 hours; and,
Small red or purple spots on hands and/or feet.
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