Restart Plan – Step 2
In response to The Province of British Columbia’s Restart plan Step 2 announcement, the following changes have been made on our COVID-19 restrictions in Klemtu. The reopening plan is as follows :
- Community based restrictions will continue to match the Provincial Restart Plan Step 2 announced on June 14, 2021. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restart
- Outdoor personal gatherings up to 50 people (birthday parties, backyard BBQs, block parties)
- Indoor personal gatherings up to 5 people or 1 other household
- Indoor seated organized gatherings up to 50 people with a COVID-19 Safety Plan
- Outdoor seated organized gatherings up to 50 people with a COVID-19 Safety Plan
- Indoor or outdoor religious worship services of up to 50 people that follow COVID-19 safety rules
- Recreational travel within B.C. allowed
- BC Transit and BC Ferries offers increased service as needed
- Indoor and outdoor dining for groups up to 6 people (not restricted to your household or bubble)
- Banquet halls can operate with limited capacity and a COVID-19 Safety Plan
Offices and workplace:
- Indoor high and low intensity group exercise allowed with reduced capacity
- Indoor and outdoor games and practices for both adults and youth group/team sports allowed
- Outdoor spectators up to 50 allowed, no spectators at any indoor sport activities
Sports and exercise:
- Indoor low intensity group exercise allowed with limited capacity
- Outdoor games and practices for both adults and youth group/team sports allowed
- No spectators at any indoor or outdoor sport activities
- Travel precautions have been removed for Community Members and Residents
- Self-Monitoring upon entry into Klemtu is no longer required.
- Restrictions will remain in place for essential workers, masks and physical distancing must still be used while indoors or when physical distancing cannot be maintained.
- COVID-19 isolation units will no longer be available.
- All businesses retain the right to have COVID-19 controls in place for customers and workers protection; those policies are set by each business, not the EOC or BCCDC. So do not throw your mask away – you’ll need them for any travel, and may need them in local businesses.
- Kitasoo is still closed to all non-essential travel, all travelers must complete application prior to entering the territory.
We would like to remind everyone to:
- Wear a mask and maintain physical distancing whenever possible
- Stay home if you feel sick
- Seek medical advice and testing should you experience any signs and symptoms
The earliest the Province will move into Step 3 of the Restart plan is July 1, 2021, please standby for further updates.
If you have any questions and or concerns, please contact the Health Centre at (250) 839-1221 or the Emergency Operations Centre (778)913-9712.