Possible COVID-19 exposure on Friday at Whitewood gas station

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is warning residents of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting a business on Friday in Whitewood.

The health authority stated in a release that the individual was “likely infectious” during their visit at the Petro Canada gas station and convenience store in Whitewood. The person was at the business on September 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Public health officials are advising those whi were at this location on the specified date during the specified time to immediately self-isolate if they have had or currently have symptoms of COVID-19. Those people are also encouraged to call HealthLine 811 to arrange for testing.

All other individuals who are not experiencing symptoms should self monitor for 14 days. The SHA says it is important to be aware that individuals may develop symptoms from two to 14 days following exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19.

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