24 Apr Covid-19 Exposure in Membertou
It has just been confirmed to us in Membertou by Nova Scotia Public Health that the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre is a potential exposure site for COVID-19. An individual who has now tested positive for COVID-19 was in our facility Saturday April 17, 2021, and Sunday April 18, 2021.
Please be advised that if you were in the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre during the following dates and times, that it is mandatory for you to isolate until receiving a negative test result:
SATURDAY APRIL 17, 2021 – BETWEEN THE TIMES OF 6:15 P.M – 1O P.M.
SUNDAY APRIL 18, 2021 – BETWEEN THE TIMES OF 12:45 P.M – 5:15 P.M.
If you were in our facility during these times please isolate, book a COVID-19 test, and continue isolating until you receive a negative test result.
We understand the individual who has tested positive is now isolating, and is NOT a member of the Membertou community.
The Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre will remain closed, and will undergo a deep cleaning and sanitizing process. More details on the reopening this facility in the coming days/week will be released as we ensure that the facility is safe to reopen. The staff of the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre will also be tested as a precautionary measure. The Membertou YMCA will also remain closed during this time.
The health and safety of our community and staff remains our number one priority, and we appreciate the cooperation of community, staff, and our patrons in doing their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Further updates will be provided in the days to come.
Chief Terry Paul