These deemed to have decrease threat publicity and are recognized as low or average threat contacts will not be contacted
NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH
The present spike in circumstances requires the Public Well being crew to shift contact tracing priorities.
Public well being is at present in a position to contact all new circumstances inside 24 hours. There could also be delays in contacting high-risk contacts of these circumstances.
In some conditions people might obtain a letter or a textual content slightly than a telephone name with directions to self-isolate and get examined. A public well being nurse will comply with up by telephone. Nevertheless, this will likely take longer than the same old 72 hours.
These deemed to have decrease threat publicity and are recognized as low or average threat contacts will not be contacted by public well being.
For those who assume you could be a contact of somebody with COVID-19, and public well being has not contacted you, please get examined and self-isolate till you obtain a unfavorable outcome. Please e-book your take a look at on-line at https://covid-self-assessment.
- Please DO NOT go on to a COVID-19 main evaluation centre or a cell unit website. You have to make an appointment.
- Please DO NOT go to a pop-up fast testing location.
- The take a look at for COVID-19 is free. When you have a well being card, please have it prepared once you e-book your testing appointment. Convey it with you to your appointment too.
- You’ll be able to stroll, drive, bike or taxi to your appointment. Please DO NOT take the bus or ferry. For those who need assistance with transportation, tell us when reserving your appointment.
In case you are not a detailed contact however have signs, please get examined and self-isolate.
Nova Scotians are inspired to get examined frequently, particularly if you happen to reside in an space the place there may be neighborhood unfold. Nova Scotia Well being is ramping up testing capability via main evaluation centres, cell models and pop-up fast testing websites. For extra details about testing choices, go to https://www.nshealth.ca/