Creston, BC – April 17, 2020: As another week draws to a close, Council and Staff would like to thank our citizens for embracing and adapting to the “for now normal” of COVID-19. In the words of Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, “the modelling released today clearly shows the resiliency and 100% commitment of everyone in B.C. is having a positive impact. We are bending the curve.” Keep going, Creston! We will get through this together.
Talking with kids about COVID-19: Explaining COVID-19 to our children is challenging. Harder still - navigating the emotions, questions, new routines and boredom they are experiencing. Below are resources to support families and children including tips for managing anxiety and to how to talk to your kids about this health crisis.
Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA): The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority strongly advises that you refrain from entering onto the CVWMA until further notice. If, despite this advice, you choose to enter the CVWMA, please ensure that you comply strictly with all applicable physical and social distancing guidelines and other health and safety guidelines issued by relevant governments. For more information visit: https://www.crestonwildlife.ca/news/news.
Canada Border Services Agency: The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) – Rykerts crossing has temporarily reduced their hours of operation to mirror that of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection – Porthill crossing. The temporary hours are 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week. For more information visit: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/do-rb/menu-eng.html.