A COVID-19 exposure notice has been issued by Fraser Health following a number of sports and music events at First Nations communities, including two in Chilliwack.
“Fraser Health along with First Nations Health Authority is following up a number of cases affecting First Nations communities,” the Aug. 13 notification reads, in part.
The exposure locations and dates are:
Kamloops Baseball Tournament (July 30 to Aug. 2)
Jam Fest Boston Bar at Tuckkwiowhum Village (Aug. 2)
Tzeachten Baseball Tournament in Chilliwack (Aug. 7 to Aug. 8)
Concert in the Park in Chilliwack (Aug. 7)
“In addition, there were a few other cultural events or grief gatherings in homes or community facilities that occurred in the following communities: Boothroyd, Chawathil and Seabird Island the week of Aug. 1 to 7.”
Folks who attended these events should self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Fraser Health advises they avoid being around people who are at a higher risk for severe COVID illness such as the elderly, people with weak immune systems and children under 12.