Public Exposure Notice announced in light of new COVID-19 Cases

    Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed Friday, November 20 by Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley.

    A "Public Exposure Notice" was issues yesterday, Friday 20th by Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley during press conference.

    The additional notice has been issued for anybody visiting Whitehorse "Better Bodies" fitness centre on Saturday, November 14 from noon to 2:30pm.

    This exposure and the previous notifications are all related to a previous case and contract tracing is in progress.

    This additional "Public Exposure Notice" is following previous announcements this past week.

    Anyone who has been at of the following locations and who develops symptoms should contact the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre at 867-393-3083 in Whitehorse or contact the health centre in their community and say they were in one of these places.

    • Starbucks, Main Street, Whitehorse
      • Thursday, November 12 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
      • Friday, November 13 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
         
    • Starbucks, Chilkoot Way, Whitehorse
      • Saturday, November 14 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
         
    • Better Bodies, Whitehorse 
      • Thursday, November 12 between 6:30 p.m. and closing
      • Friday, November 13 between 6:30 p.m. and closing  
         
    • Diwali Festival, 120 Copper Road Whitehorse on Saturday, November 14, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. 
       
    • Giorgio’s Cuccina, Whitehorse on Saturday, November 14, between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. 
       
    • Tony’s Pasta and Seafood House in the SKKY hotel, on the Alaska Highway, Whitehorse on Saturday, November 14 between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

     

     

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