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Interior Health urges individuals to self-isolate after potential exposure to COVID-19 at Kelowna resort, B&B

July 11, 2020 - 5:13 PM

Interior Health has identified two locations where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.

The health authority is urging is urging anyone who attended private gatherings at the following locations on the dates noted to self-isolate and monitor themselves closely for symptoms of COVID-19, and get tested if they have symptoms:

• Discovery Bay Resort (1088 Sunset Dr., Kelowna) from July 1 to 5.
• Boyce Gyro Beach Lodge (3519 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna) on July 1.

"On July 10, Interior Health notified the public of potential COVID-19 exposures in the Kelowna downtown and waterfront areas between June 25 and July 6. We are urging anyone who visited these areas to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested if they develop symptoms," according to a statement from IH.

IH continues to conduct contact tracing and will reach out directly to individuals who have been exposed.

READ MORE: 8 COVID-19 cases may be linked to Kelowna house party; Interior Health investigating

"We are committed to notifying the public of specific locations and venues of concerns as our investigation continues," reads the statement.

Individuals seeking a test should call their primary care provider or the closest Interior Health community testing and assessment centre.

Testing is recommended for anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, including:

• Fever
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Loss of sense of taste or smell
• Other milder symptoms may include: runny nose, fatigue, body aches (muscles and joints aching), diarrhea, headache, sore throat, vomiting and red eyes.


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