Potential COVID-19 Exposure in the Labrador-Grenfell Health Region

Public Notice – Month Day, 2021

Labrador-Grenfell Health is advising individuals who visited the following locations to seek testing in keeping with public notifications for possible exposure:

Jungle Jim’s Eatery, 382 Hamilton River Road, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

  • December 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

The below exposure was also communicated earlier today:

Trapper’s Cabin Bar & Grill, 1 Aspen Road, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

  • December 17, 7:00 p.m. to close
  • December 18, 9:50 p.m. to close
  • December 20, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Individuals who were present at these locations during these times are asked to seek testing at the drive-thru testing site at the Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle, 250 Hamilton River Rd , Happy Valley-Goose Bay:

  • December 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

We are asking the public to please not attend the drive-thru clinic unless they were at the location listed above or have been advised by public health that they are a contact. This is to ensure all contacts receive testing as quickly as possible to prevent the possible spread of illness. Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 are asked to isolate and seek testing by calling 8-1-1 or completing an online assessment.

People who visited these locations and currently have symptoms of COVID-19 are required to isolate until 24 hours after their symptoms resolve and they receive a negative test result. People who visited these locations and do not currently have symptoms of COVID-19 are not required to isolate until they receive a negative test result. While awaiting their test result, they should monitor for symptoms and isolate should any symptoms develop.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:

  • Fever, including chills or sweats;
  • A new or worsening cough;
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
  • Runny, stuffy or congested nose;
  • Sore throat or difficulty swallowing;
  • Headache;
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste;
  • Unusual fatigue or lack of energy;
  • New onset of muscle aches;
  • Loss of appetite;
  • Vomiting or diarrhea for more than 24 hours; and,
  • Small red or purple spots on hands and/or feet.

For a full list of potential COVID-19 exposure notifications, please visit: https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/updates-resources/potential-covid-19-exposures/ . For the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19, please visit: www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19.



Media Contact:

Amanda MacNeil

Regional Director of Communications, Labrador-Grenfell Health

E: amanda.macneil@lghealth.ca