South Regina Walmart sees second COVID-19 exposure alert in 2 days
Published Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:07PM CST
A Walmart store is seen in this file image. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
REGINA -- The Saskatchewan Health Authority has sent out a COVID-19 exposure alert for a Walmart in south Regina, for the second time in two days.
In a release, the SHA said the Walmart Grasslands location in Regina was possibly exposed to the virus on August 5, between 11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
Although risk of transmission to the public is low, the SHA is advising anyone who visited the store during the affected times to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days.
The SHA sent out an alert about a separate instance of COVID-19 exposure at this location, in a release Friday.
Symptoms include fever, cough, headache, muscle and/or joint aches and pains, sore throat, chills, runny nose, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, dizziness, fatigue, nausea/vomiting and diarrhea.
COVID-19 testing is available to anyone who wants it. If symptoms develop call 811 to get a referral for a test.