Residents Advised of Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Canoe and Paddle Restaurant in Lakefield  

Written by Communications, September 8, 2021

High-Risk Contacts Asked to Get Tested and Self-Isolate

Peterborough Public Health is advising patrons of the Canoe and Paddle Restaurant of a potential exposure to COVID-19 that occurred there from Monday, August 30 to Friday, September 3. The restaurant is located at 18 Bridge St. in Lakefield, Ontario.

If you dined at the restaurant on any of these days, Peterborough Public Health considers you to be a high-risk contact and recommends:

  • If you are a fully vaccinated individual (at least two weeks has past since your second dose) and:

Do not have symptoms*:

  • Get tested immediately and self-monitor for symptoms for 10 days from the last date you attended the restaurant.
  • If you are a fully vaccinated individual (at least two weeks has past since your second dose) and:

Do have symptoms*:

  • Self-isolate and get tested
  • If your test is positive you must continue to self-isolate for 10 days; Peterborough Public Health will contact you.
  • If your test is negative you can discontinue self-isolation once symptoms have been improving for at least 24 hours (48 hours for gastrointestinal symptoms).
  • If you are an unvaccinated or a partially vaccinated individual:
    • Get tested immediately and self-isolate for 10 days from the last date you attended the restaurant.

*COVID-19 Symptom List

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough or shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches, joint pain and tiredness
  • Difficulty breathing (shortness of breath)
  • Sore throat or difficulty swallowing
  • Headache
  • Runny nose or stuffy (congested) nose
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms (e.g., nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea)

Please visit https://www.prhc.on.ca/about-us/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/ for testing options in Peterborough.

Please continue to practice all public health measures including frequent hand-washing, staying home if you are unwell, physically distance from all others outside your household, complete the online self-assessment tool at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/ to find out if you should be tested, download the COVID-19 Alert App at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/covidalert, and wear a face covering in all inside public spaces and workplaces.

Those with personal health questions are asked to follow up with their healthcare provider. Information about self-isolation, COVID-19 testing, and workplace safety can be found at www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca.

 

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For further information, please contact:

Brittany Cadence

Communications Manager

705-743-1000, ext. 391