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Posted on: November 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update - November 3, 2020

Creston, BC November 3, 2020:  Thank you Creston for celebrating Halloween safely and responsibly.  We are fortunate to have many dedicated community members, business owners and organizations who ensure that COVID-19 safety precautions are followed in our ever-changing COVID-19 environment.  With the upcoming respiratory illness and flu season,  it is more important than ever to ensure that we are following the COVID-19 basics.  To stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 information related to prevention and risks, please visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19.

 

Government of Canada new mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada: As part of Canada’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all travellers are required to provide specific information upon and after entry into Canada. This includes requirements to provide a quarantine plan and contact and travel information. The Government of Canada introduced ArriveCAN in April 2020 to create a secure and user-friendly way to help travellers comply with these border measures. ArriveCAN is available as a mobile app or by signing in online. As of November 21, 2020, air travelers whose final destination is Canada will be required to submit their information electronically through ArriveCAN before they board their flight. Travellers who enter Canada by air, land or marine modes, unless exempted under conditions set out in the Mandatory Isolation Order, will also be required to submit information through ArriveCAN or by calling 1-833-641-0343. For more information: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-announces-new-mandatory-requirements-for-travellers-to-canada.html 

 

Media Contact: 

Kirsten Dunbar

EOC Information Officer

kirsten.dunbar@creston.ca

250 428-2214 (231)

 

 

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