Coronavirus exposure alert issued for Metro Vancouver pub

Oct 22 2020, 5:11 pm

Fraser Health has issued a coronavirus exposure warning for the Jolly Coachman Pub in Pitt Meadows after a staff member tested positive.

The infected employee was working at the Ford Road pub from October 9 to 12 and on October 14.

The exposure alert applies all day for October 9 to 12, and the October 14th alert is for 5 pm to 11 pm.

The employee received their positive test result on Friday, October 16, the pub said in a post on its website.

“Out of an abundance of caution, we decided to close the pub,” it said.

Now, Fraser Health has directed it to stay closed for 14 days. It’s scheduled to reopen on October 30.

Everyone who was at the pub during the alert times should monitor for coronavirus symptoms for 14 days after exposure. Common symptoms include a cough, fever, aches and pains, fatigue, and loss of sense of taste or smell.