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Posted on: December 31, 2020

COVID-19 Update - December 31, 2020

Creston, BC December 31, 2020: Happy New Years Creston.  On behalf of Town Council and staff we are wishing you all the best in 2021.  Please stay safe tonight and celebrate New Years Eve within your core bubble following the Provincial Health Officer’s Orders and guidance.  To view the orders please visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions 

Amendment to Provincial Health Order: Yesterday, a new amendment to a provincial health officer order was put in place to ensure a safer New Year's Eve for everyone. Effective Dec 31 at 8 PM until Jan 1 at 9 AM, the service and sale of alcohol is prohibited. This applies to any establishment that sells or serves alcohol, including: bars, restaurants, pubs, liquor stores or grocery stores. Unless a full meal service is provided, premises which are licensed to serve liquor must close between 9:00 pm on December 31, 2020 and 9:00 am on January 1, 2021.Learn more: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/.../covid-19.../restrictions

COVID-19 Cases in the Creston Local Health Area (December 20-26): The BC Centre for Disease Control released an update map of COVID-19 cases by Local Health Area of Case Residence.  This map shows that from December 20 – 26, 2020 there were two cases of COVID-19 in the Creston Local Health Area.  To view the map visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/PublishingImages/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/case-counts-press-statements/covid19_lha_20201220_20201226.png 

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