A presumptive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in Lac La Ronge community in an individual in their sixties. The individual was tested at the La Ronge Health Center on May 13, 2020 after developing symptoms.
Lac La Ronge Indian Band Health Services, Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority and Saskatchewan Health Authority public health officials confirm that contact tracing investigation is underway.
Customers who shopped or bought gas at the following locations and date are advised to SELF-MONITOR daily for symptoms of COVID-19.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
They should self-isolate IMMEDIATELY and call HealthLine 811 or their community health centre for evaluation and advice if they develop any of those symptoms. Self-isolation is an important way of preventing COVID-19 from spreading in Saskatchewan.
For more information of COVID-19 visit: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus