Northwestern Health Unit reports Positive Case of COVID-19 in Emo

Northwestern Health Unit

EMO – COVID-19 Update – The Northwestern Health Unit reports, “Today we received a report of:

  • 1 new positive COVID-19 test result in the Emo Health Hub area”.

Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted directly.

For reasons of privacy, NWHU minimizes sharing the information about the location of COVID-19 test results. Information about gender, age and method of transmission will be posted to the Ontario COVID data websitewhen it is available.

NWHU recommends that everyone, including those who have been vaccinated, assume COVID-19 is in their community and practise preventive measures like physical distancing, wearing a mask in enclosed public spaces and when physical distancing is a challenge, good hand hygiene, and not touching their face. Anyone who has symptoms, or who has been in contact with a positive case, should self-isolate and get tested.  For information about getting tested, please visit the NWHU website for instructions on how to schedule an appointment at an assessment centre.

For more information about who is eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, please see our booking page.

Due to website upgrades, new case information will not be made available on our website this weekend.  We will continue to inform the public about new cases via media and social media.

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