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COVID-19 exposure notices issued for two Vancouver bars

Last Updated Mar 13, 2021 at 6:56 pm PDT

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Vancouver Coastal Health issued notices for Bimini's Beer Hall on West 4th Avenue, The Blarney Stone on Carrall Street

The health authority says exposures at two bars are 'low risk'

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Patrons of two Vancouver bars are being warned about potential exposures to COVID-19.

Vancouver Coastal Health issued notices Saturday for Bimini’s Beer Hall on West 4th Avenue and the Blarney Stone on Carrall Street.

“The possible exposures listed on the site are believed to be low risk,” says a statement from the health authority.

The potential exposure at The Blarney Stone was on March 5, and the one at Bimini’s was on March 6. Anyone who was at either location during operating hours is being advised to self-monitor for symptoms.