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Posted on: August 20, 2021

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

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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: http://ow.ly/gVq150FVjPD 

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