COVID-19 case reported at restaurant on Highway 97

Truckers or other residents who travelled along Highway 97 between March 25 and March 27 may have been exposed to COVID-19, depending on where they stopped to eat.

On March 31, Interior Health confirmed a case of COVID-19 in a worker at the Subway location at 1209 Highway 97 in Cache Creek.

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Interior Health is asking anyone who visited the Cache Creek Subway on March 25, March 26 or March 27 to self-isolate and monitor themselves from symptoms for 14 days after their visit to the restaurant.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, runny nose, fatigue, body aches, diarrhea, headache, sore throat, vomiting and red eyes.

Anyone who ate at the restaurant on those days who doesn't have symptoms after 14 days can resume their routine activities, a statement by Interior Health said.

Anyone who shows signs of symptoms can use the B.C. COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool online at https://bc.thrive.health/covid19. If symptoms worsen,especially for those at higher risk,  call 811 or their healthcare provider.

Guides for proper self-isolation can be found here https://bc.thrive.health/covid19 for people with symptoms, and here http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/Documents/Self-isolation_dos_donts.pdf for people without symptoms.

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