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Posted on: February 11, 2021

COVID-19 Update - February 11, 2021

Creston, BC February 11, 2021: Town of Creston Council and staff wish you a happy Family Day long weekend.  Bundle up and take a walk at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, order take out from a favorite place in town, or reserve time for a Family Day public skate or public swim at the Creston and District Community Complex (details below). For more ideas on ways to enjoy your weekend in a COVID-19 safe way, please visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/celebrating-british-columbia/bc-family-day

Free Public Skate & Public Swim at Creston and District Community Complex (CDCC):  CDCC is offering free Family Day public skate and public swim times for all ages on Saturday February 13, 2021. To reserve a spot please pre-register by phoning (250) 428-7127. Public Skate times: 12:30-1:30pm, 2:00-3:00pm, 5:15-6:15pm. Parent & Tot skate 3:30-4:30pm. Public Swim times: 2:00-3:00pm, 3:30-4:30pm and 5:00-6:00pm. Social distancing, health screenings, sanitizing and wearing masks (except during activity) will be enforced.

Small and Medium Sized Business Recovery Grant Program: The Small and Medium Sized Business Recovery Grant program provides fully funded grants to businesses to ensure they have support during COVID-19.  Grants of $10,000 to $30,000 are available to small and medium sized businesses, an additional $5,000 to $15,000 grant is available to eligible tourism related businesses. The program runs until March 31, 2021. For more information please visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/economic-recovery/business-recovery-grant 

BC Centre for Disease Control Update Weekly Update on COVID-19 Case Counts:   From January 31 to February 6, 2021 the BCCDC reported no new cases of  COVID-19 in the Creston Local Health Area. While our numbers are low, it is important to continue to take all the necessary safety measures to ensure our Town remains healthy and safe.  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_20210131_20210206.png 

 

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