COVID-19 Update – Dec 7th Extension of Province-wide Restrictions

Good day everyone,

Yesterday the Provincial Health Officer extended province-wide restrictions
as noted below:

Extension of PHO province-wide restrictions

On December 7, 2020 BC’s Provincial Health Officer (PHO) ordered an
extension to existing province-wide restrictions
ecovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions>  to reduce the
transmission of COVID-19.

·        The PHO Gatherings and Events Order, which has been in effect
since November 19, 2020, has been extended to January 8, 2021 at midnight.

·        All events and social gatherings are suspended to significantly
reduce COVID-19 transmission related to social interactions. 

·        All non-essential travel should be avoided. This includes travel
into and out of B.C. and between regions of the province.


Thank you for the important role you play in supporting the provincial
COVID-19 response. Please share these updates broadly within your respective

COVID-19 Resources:

*	COVID-19 guidelines for BC’s post-secondary sector are hosted on
Ministry’s public website. 
*	Guidance and recommendations from the Provincial Health Officer are
available online at the
ecovery/covid-19-provincial-support> COVID-19 Provincial Support and
Information website. 
*	If you require advice regarding a potential COVID-19 case, please
contact your local
ce-of-the-provincial-health-officer/bc-medical-health-officers.pdf> Medical
Health Officer.





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