Possible COVID-19 exposures in Sidney

Island Health is notifying people who visited the following locations in Sidney between August 20 and August 22 about possible exposures to COVID-19.



Dates and times

10 Acres Cafe & Market at the Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa (NOT The Pier restaurant)

9805 Seaport Place, Sidney, B.C.

  • Thursday, August 20 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Friday, August 21 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Mary’s Bleue Moon Cafe

9535 Canora Road, Sidney, B.C.

  • Friday, August 21 between 4 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 22 between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. OR between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

If you have been in one of these locations at the times of possible exposure, it does not mean you will develop COVID-19. The possible exposures listed are believed to be low risk but, out of an abundance of caution, we ask anyone who may have visited any of the locations listed on the specified dates and times to monitor themselves for symptoms.

Common symptoms of COVID-19 may include:
•        fever,
•        chills,
•        cough or worsening of chronic cough,
•        shortness of breath,
•        sore throat,
•        runny nose,
•        loss of sense of smell or taste,
•        headache,
•        fatigue,
•        diarrhea,
•        loss of appetite,
•        nausea and vomiting,
•       and/or muscle aches. 

There is no known risk to anyone who attended any listed locations outside of the specified dates and times. If people remain healthy and do not develop symptoms, there is no need to self-isolate and people can continue with their usual daily activities.

If you develop any symptoms of COVID-19, please self-isolate immediately and seek testing – for more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions on our Information for the General Public page.

If you have been identified as a COVID-19 case or close contact, Island Health’s public health team will contact you directly and provide further instruction. Read more at our webpage about COVID-19 exposures within Island Health.

For notifications of public exposures related to flights, work sites, cruises, long-distance bus and train travel, and public events, please visit the BC Centre for Disease Control Public Exposures page.