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Possible COVID-19 Exposure at A/1 Taxi in Prescott on Dec 9-15

Prescott – Anyone who rode in a silver van with A/1 Taxi in Prescott between December 9th and December 15th may have been exposed to COVID-19.

We recommend that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, who rode in this A/1 taxi van on these days:

  • Monitor for symptoms carefully, even mild ones

           –   Wear a well-fitted mask when you are in a public place or visiting with others.

  • If you have or develop symptoms:

          –    Self-isolate and get tested at an assessment centre or a pharmacy that does PCR testing, regardless of your vaccination status.

          –   Everyone in your household (unless they are fully vaccinated) must also stay home until you get a negative COVID-19 test result, or you are cleared by public health, or you are diagnosed with another illness.

  • Continue with public health precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

           –   Stay home if you are sick

           –   Practice physical distancing – stay 2 meters (6 feet) away from people in public areas

           –   Wear a face-covering: Minimum of 2 layers of material; 3 will provide further protection when you cannot stay 6 feet away from people out in public – and in indoor public spaces as required

           –   Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer after being in touch with others or handling anything from outside your home

           –   Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

           –   Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hands

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Infectious Diseases Program, at 1-800-660-5853 extension 2222

As part of the COVID-19 case management and contact tracing process, Public Health follows up with close contacts of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. If the contact tracing team is unable to identify close contacts of an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19, a public release may be issued to reach those contacts.

For more information about COVID-19, visit www.healthunit.org/coronavirus or call 1-800-660-5853 x2499. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter @LGLHealthunit or Instagram at lglhealthunit.z.