Public Health Sudbury & Districts advises of a potential low-risk public exposure to COVID-19Issued: Sunday, August 22, 2021
Correction notice – Public Health Sudbury & Districts has rescinded the potential low-risk public exposure to COVID-19 issued on Sunday, August 22 as one case that was previously reported was reported in error.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is advising the public of a potential exposure to COVID-19 for anyone who attended Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 189 Regent St, Sudbury, on Saturday, August 21, 2021, anytime between 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Actions to take:
Anyone who attended Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church on Saturday, August 21, 2021, is advised to follow public health guidance:
- Self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days from potential exposure.
- Self-isolate immediately if symptoms develop.
- Seek testing if symptoms occur.
- Visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 to learn more about self-monitoring, self-isolation, symptoms, and testing.
If needed, COVID-19 testing appointments can be arranged through the Health Sciences North Assessment Centre: the preferred option is to request an appointment online (Health Sciences North, https://secure.hsnsudbury.ca/COVID19AppointmentRequest) or call 705.671.7373 during regular business hours.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding everyone to follow public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including the more transmissible variants of concern. The safest options are to limit close contact to your own household members, stay home and do not attend work or school when ill, avoid non-essential travel, and remember to practise physical distancing, wear your mask, and wash your hands. For all outings, continue to screen yourself for symptoms and practise COVID-safe behaviours.
For more information or if you have questions, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).