Received from the Renfrew County and District Health Unit on Sept.11:
Today, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) is investigating a possible exposure to COVID-19 at Bent Anchor Bar and Restaurant. An individual who tested positive for COVID-19 provided service at Bent Anchor Bar and Restaurant in Combermere, Ontario on September 1 to 6, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., during their contagious period.
All individuals who attended the Bent Anchor Bar and Restaurant are advised that they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Individuals who attended the establishment should self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 until September 16, 2021. If you become symptomatic, you should immediately self-isolate and seek testing, even if you are fully vaccinated.
As the Bent Anchor Bar and Restaurant is a seasonal establishment, it has closed for the season. However, RCDHU continues to work closely with the owners of the establishment to obtain contact information for patrons and staff who may have been exposed.
To book a COVID-19 test with Renfrew County Virtual Triage Assessment Centre (VTAC) visit https://rcvtac.ca/. If you cannot book online call VTAC at 1-844-727-6404. Click here to view the public testing schedule (September 13-17).
RCDHU is reminding residents to complete the COVID-19 self-assessment tool or COVID-19 school and child care self-assessment tool daily before going to work, school or daycare, to monitor for symptoms and proper guidance. 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.
RCDHU Communications(2021,Sept.11) Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Bent Anchor Bar and Restaurant in Combermere [media release]