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Nova Scotia health officials to provide COVID-19 update on Friday – Halifax

Nova Scotia health officials to provide COVID-19 update on Friday - Halifax

Nova Scotia health officials are expected to provide a provincial update on the coronavirus. Premier Stephen McNeil will be joined by chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang at 1 p.m. on Friday. The briefing will be livestreamed on the Global News website. Read more: Nova Scotia reports …

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Coronavirus: Rapid COVID-19 testing site pops up in Wolfville, N.S. – Halifax

Coronavirus: Rapid COVID-19 testing site pops up in Wolfville, N.S. - Halifax

A team of infectious disease experts and community volunteers banded together Monday to set up a COVID-19 rapid pop-up testing site in Wolfville, N.S., after the town sent out a release Friday saying that traces of the coronavirus were detected in the town’s wastewater. Dalhousie University infectious disease expert …

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Visitor suspension lifted after COVID-19 probe ends at Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building – Halifax

Camp Hill

The daughter of an 80-year-old veteran was bracing to go another several months without seeing her father after she received an email Thursday morning, stating visits from designated caregivers were ‘suspended, effective immediately.’ “Last time it was roughly seven months that we couldn’t get in to see my dad,” …

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Halifax professor examines harmful role stigma plays during coronavirus pandemic – Halifax

Dalhousie University

While the Halifax Regional Municipality settles into a second round of targeted lockdowns, a Dalhousie University professor says people across Canada are experiencing a third wave of COVID-19-related stigma and discrimination. “There’s a lot of talk going around about the 18- to 35-year-olds as being the proponents of this …

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Halifax readies for sweeping coronavirus measures as cases trend upward

Halifax readies for sweeping coronavirus measures as cases trend upward

HALIFAX – People in Halifax are bracing for a series of tougher restrictions as the city deals with a rise in COVID-19 infections. Effective Thursday and for the next two weeks, there will be no in-person dining at restaurants, while public libraries, museums, gyms, yoga studios and casinos will …

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Nova Scotia Health issues coronavirus exposure warning for 16 locations in Halifax – Halifax

Nova Scotia Health issues coronavirus exposure warning for 16 locations in Halifax - Halifax

Nova Scotia Health Public issued a warning on Monday of COVID-19 exposure at a list of locations across Halifax. Nova Scotia Health Public Health is asking that anyone who visited or worked at the following locations on the specified date and time to immediately self-isolate and contact 811 to arrange for COVID-19 …

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Public Health releases further potential COVID-19 exposures across Halifax as cases rise – Halifax

Public Health releases further potential COVID-19 exposures across Halifax as cases rise - Halifax

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of COVID-19 exposure at a list of locations across Halifax on Sunday. Health officials are also asking that anyone who visited the following locations on the specified date and time to immediately contact 811 to arrange for COVID-19 testing, regardless of whether or …

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2 Dalhousie University students confirmed positive for COVID-19 – Halifax

2 Dalhousie University students confirmed positive for COVID-19 - Halifax

Dalhousie University announced Sunday that this weekend, Nova Scotia Public Health has informed them of two confirmed COVID-19 cases among their off-campus student community in Halifax. According to the university, the two students are self-isolating. READ MORE: Public Health warns of potential COVID-19 exposure at 17 locations in HRM “The …

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Public Health warns of potential COVID-19 exposure at 17 locations in HRM – Halifax

Public Health warns of potential COVID-19 exposure at 17 locations in HRM - Halifax

Nova Scotia Health Public Health released a statement Saturday evening warning of potential exposure of COVID-19 at 17 locations in Halifax. Health officials are asking that anyone who visited the locations below to immediately contact 811 to arrange for COVID-19 testing, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 …

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N.B. asks travellers from Halifax to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms

N.B. asks travellers from Halifax to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms

Coming to New Brunswick from Halifax? The provincial government wants all travellers from Nova Scotia’s capital to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. The New Brunswick government says that they are concerned after reports of community transmission of the novel coronavirus in Halifax. They’re now asking anyone entering New Brunswick from …

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