VICTORIA - Island Health is notifying people who attended three classes at the University of Victoria on March 12, those who attended the swimming pool at Saanich Commonwealth Place on March 12, and those who attended a kickboxing class as Saanich Commonwealth Place on March 15 about possible exposures to COVID-19.
People who attended the following classes at the University of Victoria on March 12 may have been exposed to COVID-19:
• Psych 300B A01, beginning at 11 a.m.
• Psych 351B A01, beginning at 1 p.m.
• Biol 367 A01, beginning at 2:30 p.m.
People who attended the swimming pool at Saanich Commonwealth Place on March 12, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., may have been exposed to COVID-19.
In addition, people who attended a kickboxing class at Saanich Commonwealth Place on March 15, between 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., may have been exposed.
An Island Heath Medical Health Officer has completed a risk assessment and concluded that the risk was low to people who attended the locations above (please note that other recreational facilities at Saanich Commonwealth Place are not impacted). Any possible exposures were restricted to the March 12 and March 15 incidents noted above.
We are advising people who attended the classes above, or the pool at the times noted above, to monitor themselves closely for symptoms including:
• Sore throat
• Difficulty breathing
Anyone experiencing these symptoms should self-isolate for 14 days following symptom onset.
The BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool will also help determine if you need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to. More information on testing and self-isolation is available at http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/testing-isolation.
You can also find information at https://www.islandhealth.ca/covid19.