COVID-19 Communications

COVID-19 Communications

Overview
The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 virus to be a worldwide pandemic (the consistent spread of a new disease around the world in a population that has not yet gained immunity). The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and the BC Ministry of Health are closely monitoring the situation and will provide guidance, via Island Health to the Town.

The Town have implemented the following safety protocols:

  • Masks are worn by staff at all times when in an open space
  • Masks are mandatory for the public entering any Town facility
  • Council meetings & Public Hearings are being held electronically - see more information here.
  • Facilities are open with care, and others are closed - see list here.
  • Events have been canceled - see list here
  • All municipal facilities are being cleaned more frequently, especially doors and common areas.
  • Staff are following proper hand washing protocols, and respiratory etiquette for coughing and sneezing.
  • Staff are being encouraged to stay home if they feel ill.

Communication Updates
The Town will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will release additional information as it is available. The most up to date information will be posted on the following locations:

We encourage you to continue to exercise good hygiene habits, practice adequate physical distancing, and continue to be a community that supports one another!

Cliamte Leader
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