Two specific locations in Kelowna were identified for possible COVID-19 exposure

Update on COVID exposure

Interior Health (IH) has released two specific locations in Kelowna where individuals may have come in contact with COVID-19.

A news release given by IH on Saturday lists the following locations and dates:

Discovery Bay Resort (1088 Sunset Dr., Kelowna) from July 1 to 5.

Boyce Gyro Beach Lodge (3519 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna) on July 1.

They are urging anyone who attended during these times to monitor for symptoms and self-isolate, followed by testing if symptoms occur. 

IH also sent out a release on Friday, urging anyone in the Downtown and waterfront area of Kelowna between June 25 and July 6 to monitor if they start to experience any symptoms. There was a potential of public exposure during this time. 

IH stated they will continue tracing contact and notify people who have been exposed, as well as identify further locations of concern. 

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

The symptoms of COVID-19 include the following:

  • 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.

IH reminds everyone of the importance of following COVID-19 precautions:

  • Stay home and avoid travel if you have symptoms, even mild ones.
  • Maintain physical distancing (two metres apart) and use masks when distancing is not possible.
  • Wash your hands regularly and do not touch your face.
  • Do not plan or attend gatherings of more than 50 people. Limit gatherings to out of doors whenever possible.

Further answers to any questions are available on the Interior Health public website. 

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