COVID-19 outbreak at Sikh Heritage Centre in Brampton prompts warning to those who have attended the site


Published November 9, 2020 at 11:12 am

A COVID-19 outbreak at the The Sikh Heritage Centre in Brampton has prompted a public health alert to those who have visited the site recently.

Peel Public Health has confirmed the outbreak today adding that further exposures have been indentified at associated events at the centre that followed in private homes.

Anyone who attended the Sikh Heritage Centre located at 11796 Airport Rd. or associated events between October 22 – November 3 to monitor closely for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days.

If you have developed any of the following symptoms, Peel Public Health says to self-isolate and get tested for the coronavirus.

∙ Fever (≥37.8 degrees C) or chills
∙ Headaches
∙ New or worsening cough
∙ Runny nose or nasal congestion
∙ Difficulty breathing
∙ Muscle aches
∙ Reduced or loss of taste or smell
∙ Tiredness
∙ Sore throat
∙ Vomiting, diarrhea or nausea

Peel Public Health is working closely with The Sikh Heritage Centre to review the infection prevention and control practices to ensure that the Centre is able to operate safely and according to the provincial guidance. The Sikh Heritage Centre remains closed until further notice.

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