NEW: People who were at the West Oak Restaurant or Pierre’s Champagne Lounge during the “evening and late night hours” between July 31 and August 3 may have been exposed to # COVID19. @VCHhealthcare asking those in either location during this time to self-monitor @ NEWS1130
– Monika Gul (@MonikaGul) 8 août 2020
Although exposures are considered low risk, health officials are asking anyone who was in the restaurant or salon between July 31 and August 3 during the evening and late at night to self-monitor for symptoms. .
“We are unable to provide further details, but would appreciate assistance in informing the public of this latest exhibition,” the statement read.
COVID-19 exposure notification for West Oak Restaurant at 1035 Mainland St, Vancouver and Pierre’s Champagne Lounge at 1028 Hamilton St, Vancouver from July 31 to August 3 http://t.co/9tLR8wAN0m pic.twitter.com/LSboz5FzYw
– Vancouver Coastal Health (@VCHhealthcare) August 8, 2020
Two months ago, an Instagram story posted by Pierre’s Champagne Lounge in Yaletown appeared to show a crowded bar and few health regulations being followed. Although the general manager argued that the video was misleading.
A few days after the video was released, the province changed regulations for the service sector.
Only 50 people are allowed in a restaurant or bar at a time under provincial health rules, and it’s up to companies to make sure the rest of the regulations, like physical distance, are followed.
“Foodservice owners should remember that protecting your employees and customers requires layers of protection in the kitchen and in the dining room. Plans must include things such as frequent hand washing, increased cleaning, the use of barriers in kitchens and dining rooms, and leaving plenty of space between tables, ”the Minister of Health said. Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Director Dr. Bonnie Henry in a June press release.