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Posted on: August 20, 2021

New Regional Health Orders for Interior Health Effective Midnight August 21, 2021


New Regional Health Orders come into effect for the entire Interior Health region effective midnight tonight, August 20

  • Masks are mandatory in ALL indoor public spaces for people 12 years and older.
  • Low-intensity indoor group exercise is permitted to a maximum 10 people per class. High-intensity indoor group exercise is not permitted. 
  • Outdoor group exercise is permitted up to 50 people per class. 

Effective Monday, August 23 at 8:00 am: 

  • Gatherings in vacation rentals are limited to five guests or one additional household. 
  • Indoor personal gatherings are limited to ten guests or one other household. 
  • Outdoor personal gatherings (eg. birthday parties, backyard BBQs, block parties) are limited to no more than 50 people. 
  • Organized indoor gatherings (e.g. weddings, funerals, seated events) are limited to 50 people, and outdoors gatherings are limited to 100 people, both requiring a  COVID-19 safety plan. 

These measures will remain in place until the end of September and Interior Health experiences lower cases and higher vaccination rates. To read the full news release: 

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