Fraser Health: COVID-19 outbreak at Chilliwack’s Capella Dance Academy

FRASER Health Public Health on Monday declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Capella Dance Academy located at Unit #3 and Unit #4 – 7949 Venture Place in Chilliwack after an individual at the dance academy tested positive for COVID-19.

To date, 26 individuals at the dance academy have tested positive for COVID-19. Case and contact management is ongoing. Those identified as cases and close contacts have been instructed to self-isolate.

Capella Dance Academy voluntarily closed on October 28. Fraser Health will inspect the site and is continuing to work with the dance academy to strengthen their COVID-19 mitigation strategies. It is also working with the Chilliwack and Fraser-Cascades school districts to ensure they are informed of any potential exposure and are working together to ensure the safety of staff and students.

People are reminded to do their part to prevent COVID-19 transmission in the community by staying home when they are sick, practicing physical distancing, washing their hands frequently, and keeping their social circle small and consistent. 

For more information about COVID-19, visit fraserhealth.ca/covid19