These deemed to have decrease danger publicity and are recognized as low or average danger contacts will not be contacted
NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH
The present spike in circumstances requires the Public Well being staff to shift contact tracing priorities.
Public well being is at the moment 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 relatively 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 may occasionally take longer than the standard 72 hours.
These deemed to have decrease danger publicity and are recognized as low or average danger contacts will not be contacted by public well being.
When you assume chances are you’ll 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 detrimental consequence. Please guide your check on-line at https://covid-self-assessment.
- Please DO NOT go on to a COVID-19 major evaluation centre or a cell unit web site. You have to make an appointment.
- Please DO NOT go to a pop-up fast testing location.
- The check for COVID-19 is free. In case you have a well being card, please have it prepared if you guide your testing appointment. Carry it with you to your appointment too.
- You may stroll, drive, bike or taxi to your appointment. Please DO NOT take the bus or ferry. When you 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 usually, particularly should you stay in an space the place there may be group unfold. Nova Scotia Well being is ramping up testing capability via major evaluation centres, cell items and pop-up fast testing websites. For extra details about testing choices, go to https://www.nshealth.ca/