COVID-19 UPDATE: MARCH 15, 2020

On Friday, we shared a COVID-19 update with our partners. Due to the size of the distribution list, some stakeholders may not have received the initial message, so it will be repeated below.

You have been added to our distribution list for the purpose of providing news releases, notifications of website updates (https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/) and other relevant public information related to COVID-19.

Premier Stephen McNeil, Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey, Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, and Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed, deputy chief medical officer of health, will update  media at 3 pm today about Nova Scotia’s three presumptive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all of which are related to travel. The individuals have been notified and are in self-isolation.

This update will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast .

On Friday, the Premier, Minister of Health and Chief Medical Officer held a press conference and issued a press release. Both can be viewed at the following links:

https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20200313002

https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20200313003

Please feel free to forward this information to your staff, board members and stakeholders.

We also ask for your help to ensure accurate and updated information reaches the public by retweeting/sharing information on coronavirus that the Department of Health and Wellness and the Nova Scotia Government social media channels are distributing. You can follow them @nsheath and @nsgov on Twitter and https://www.facebook.com/NovaScotiaHealthAndWellness/ and https://www.facebook.com/nsgov/ on Facebook.

Should you not wish to receive these updates, please contact us at covid19info@novascotia.ca and we will remove you from our distribution list. 

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