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SHA warning of possible COVID-19 transmission at North Battleford Wal-Mart

The Saskatchewan Health Authority and First Nations Inuit Health Branch are warning North Battleford and area residents of possible transmission at the North Battleford Wal-Mart.

Health officials believe that a person who tested positive for COVID-19 visited the North Battleford Wal-Mart on May 21st, while they were likely still infectious.

In response, the SHA is warning anyone who was at this store between 12 PM and 2 PM on May 21st to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms until June 5th.

COVID-19 symptoms include:​

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Aches and pains
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Loss of sense of taste or smell
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

If any of these symptoms appear, people are told to begin the 14-day self isolation immediately, and call HealthLink 8-1-1 for more instructions.

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