POSSIBLE EXPOSURE

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POSSIBLE EXPOSURE

October 22, 2021

Please be advised if you attended U12 girls hockey at the Kaitlyn Osmond Arena on October 15, 2021, 7-8 PM, October 16th, 2021 from 11 am – 12 pm or anyone that attended the Female skat on October 17, 2021, 12-1 pm you have been potentially exposed to COVID-19 and are considered a possible high-risk contact.

This includes anyone that was on the ice or in the dressing rooms. The public health advice provided below is dependent on your vaccination status at the time exposed and whether or not you are experiencing symptoms

of COVID-19 https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/public-health-guidance/covid-19/symptoms/.

Fully Vaccinated

You are considered fully vaccinated if more than 14 days have passed since receiving your second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD) or more than 14 days have passed since receiving a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine (Janssen) of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine product. If less than 14 days have passed since receiving your second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, please follow the guidance below for partially vaccinated individuals.

 

If you are fully vaccinated and not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19:

** Book a COVID-19 test by using the online COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool https://covidassessment.nlchi.nl.ca/ or call 811.

** Monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the last date of exposure on October 15th or 16th.

** You do not need to isolate while awaiting test results.

**  You will need to book a repeat test on days 11 to 13 from the last date of exposure on October 15th or 16th

** If you become symptomatic, isolate right away and complete the online COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool https://covidassessment.nlchi.nl.ca/ or call 811 to arrange testing.

 

If you are fully vaccinated and are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19:

** Self-isolate: https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/public-health-guidance/self-isolation/assessment-tool/ and book a COVID-19 test as soon as possible using the online COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool https://covidassessment.nlchi.nl.ca/ or call 811.

** If your test is negative, continue to isolate and book another test 7 days from the last date of exposure.

** If the day 7 test is negative, book one more test on days 11 to 13 from the last date of exposure.

** You can leave isolation 10 days after the exposure date and/or when you are no longer experiencing symptoms (whichever is longer).

 

Partially Vaccinated/ Not Vaccinated

You are considered partially vaccinated if more than 14 days have passed since receiving your first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD) or less than 14 days

have passed since receiving a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine (Janssen) of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine product. You are considered unvaccinated if you have not received any Health Canada approved

COVID-19 vaccine at the time of exposure.

 

If you are partially vaccinated/not vaccinated:

** Self-isolate https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/public-health-guidance/self-isolation/assessment-tool/ and book a COVID-19 test as soon as possible using the online COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

https://covidassessment.nlchi.nl.ca/ or call 811.

** You must self-isolate for 14 days from the last date of exposure on October 15th or 16th

** If your first test is negative, continue to isolate and monitor for symptoms for 14 days and book a repeat test on days 11 to 13 from the last date of exposure on October 15th or16th

** If your test is positive you will be contacted by Public Health.

** If you become symptomatic after your first negative test, book another test by completing the online COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool https://covidassessment.nlchi.nl.ca/ or call 811.

Please note your household members do not need to isolate or get tested for COVID-19 unless they experience symptoms of COVID-19.

For questions related to COVID-19, please visit the provincial government website https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/public-health-guidance/self-isolation/assessment-tool/ or call 811.