Low-risk advisory for COVID-19 exposure in Arnprior

Renfrew County & District Health Unit (RCDHU) issued the following advisory April 6:

Today, April 6, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is confirming that an individual has tested positive for novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). This individual was wearing the required personal protective equipment (PPE). The risk of exposure is considered low for those who attended the facility. Out of an abundance of caution, this low-risk advisory is being issued for individuals who attended Metro (375 Daniel Street South) during the following:

  • Metro (Arnprior): Thursday, April 1, 2021, between 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Metro (Arnprior): Saturday, April 3, 2021, between 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

If you visited Metro during the indicated times, please self-monitor closely for COVID-19 symptoms.

If you develop COVID-19 symptoms, immediately self-isolate and contact the Renfrew County Virtual Triage Assessment Centre (RCVTAC) at 1-844-727-6404 to arrange for testing.

All necessary precautions are being followed to ensure the safety of the public. RCDHU is conducting case and contact management with appropriate individuals and organizations.

Remember, we need to work together to stop the spread of COVID-19. Stay home. Stay Safe. Save lives. With the Provincewide Emergency Brake Shutdown in place, you should:

Always:

  • stay home if you have symptoms, even if they are mild;
  • stay two metres apart from people you don’t live with;
  • wear a mask or face covering in indoor public spaces or any time physical distancing is not possible.

It is imperative to follow all public health measures to keep the community safe. Remember to use the COVID-19 Alert App, complete the COVID-19 self-assessment tool if you are symptomatic, and complete the COVID-19 worker and employee screening tool or COVID-19 school and child care screening tool before going to work, school or daycare.

For more information, visit RCDHU’s website at https://www.rcdhu.com/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-2/ or call 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097. Check the following COVID-19 Testing Schedule for April 5-10 for testing sites near you.

Renfrew County & District Health Unit(2021,Apr.6) Advisory issued for low-risk COVID-19 exposure at Metro in Arnprior [media release]

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