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COVID-19 notification for Hotel Belmont bar and nightclub

06/07/2020

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Coastal Health is notifying people who visited the bar and nightclub areas of the Hotel Belmont (654 Nelson St., Vancouver) about a possible exposure to COVID-19 during the nights of Saturday, June 27 and Monday, June 29.

Individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 attended these areas of the Hotel Belmont on those dates. There is no known risk to anyone who attended the Hotel Belmont outside these two dates. There is no ongoing risk to the community.

As a precaution, we are advising people who attended the bar and nightclub areas of the Hotel Belmont during the nights of Saturday, June 27 and Monday, June 29 to monitor themselves for 14 days. As long as they remain healthy and do not develop symptoms, there is no need to self-isolate and they should continue with their usual daily activities. If you have no symptoms, testing is not recommended because it is not accurate or useful. If you develop any of these symptoms of COVID-19, please seek COVID-19 testing and immediately self-isolate. Please call ahead and wear a mask when seeking testing. 

COVID-19 is spread by respiratory droplets when a person who is sick coughs or sneezes. It can also be spread when a healthy person touches an object or surface (e.g. a doorknob or a table) with the virus on it, and then touches their mouth, nose or eyes before washing their hands. Most people who get COVID-19 have only mild disease, but a few people can get very sick and may need to go to hospital. The symptoms of COVID-19 may include fatigue, loss of appetite, fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, runny nose, sore throat loss of smell and/or diarrhea. 

If you have any questions, you can speak to a Public Health Staff at 604-675-3900

For general information about COVID-19 visit: 

Vancouver Coastal Health COVID-19 http://www.vch.ca/covid-19 

Testing Sites: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/3862560c5a41418e9d78f4f81688e9d0

Contact

Matt Kieltyka

Public Affairs Specialist
Vancouver Coastal Health
Cell: 604-833-4541
Email: Matt.Kieltyka@vch.ca


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