Dryden – Northwestern Health Unit Advises of COVID-19 Outbreak at Husky Restaurant and Gas Bar

COVID-19 Outbreak

DRYDEN – COVID-19 Update – Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has been informed of 3 new positive COVID-19 results in Dryden.

All of the new cases are employed at the Husky Truck stop in Dryden. Any customers of the Husky Restaurant or Husky gas bar between March 31, 2021 and April 4, 2021 should monitor themselves for symptoms.

If anyone develops symptoms of COVID-19, self-isolate immediately and arrange for testing. The Dryden assessment centre can be reached at 223-3737.

All close contacts of the new cases have been notified and have been told to self- isolate. At this time, it is unknown if the new cases are variants of concern (VOC), but all positive lab results are sent to be tested for VOC.

NWHU will update the public if it is determined that there is an increased risk to the community. The public is reminded to continue to practise prevention measures and to not gather with anyone you do not live with.