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Posted on: September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 - COVID-19 Update From Dr. Nerine Kleinhans

Good morning Creston,
As COVID-19 measures continue, there are two new developments that are important to know about. The first one concerns new rules about potential COVID symptoms and kids staying home from school. Schools have been back in operation for...
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Posted on: September 22, 2020

COVID-19 Update - September 22, 2020

Creston, BC – September 22, 2020:  It’s difficult to believe that autumn is officially here, and with it the opportunity to continue taking care of ourselves and our loved ones as we progress into respiratory season. In additi...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update - September 18, 2020

Creston, BC – September 18, 2020:  As another weekend approaches, Town of Creston Council and staff ask that you take the necessary precautions to keep yourselves and your loved ones safe and healthy. Keep your inner circle small, wash ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

Creston, BC – September 15, 2020:  As we all return to work and school after summer holidays, it’s important to continue practicing our COVID-19 health and safety measures. As Dr. Bonnie Henry states, “we must hold s...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update - September 11, 2020

Creston, BC – September 11, 2020: A reminder to all that keeping our hands clean is one of the most effective ways to help everyone stay safe and healthy this fall and winter. Wash with warm soap and water for at least 20 seconds in war...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Fall Yard & Garden Curbside Pick-Up

The Fall yard and garden curbside pick-up is conducted by Town crews. Its purpose is to dispose of tree prunings, garden waste, and other compostable articles from yards that are not picked up during regular collection. No non-compostable items will be pi...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 8, 2020

COVID-19 Update - September 8, 2020

Creston, BC – September 8, 2020: This year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the planning and preparation for the return to school has required a new level of consideration to ensure the health and safety of everyone. To all teachers, admini...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Public Hearing Notice

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

COVID 19 Update - September 4, 2020

Creston, BC – September 4, 2020: This long weekend, as you have throughout the spring and summer, remember to balance fun with safety. Follow the Provincial Health Officer’s Orders and Recommendations, but find time to enjoy t...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update - September 1, 2020

Creston, BC – September 1, 2020:   “As we go back to our offices, workplaces and schools, we need to get back to the basics with our layers of protection and personal COVID-19 safety measures," Dr. Bonnie Henry s...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 28, 2020

Creston, BC – August 28, 2020: Creston, on behalf of Town Council and staff thank you for your diligence and commitment to staying healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We know that it hasn’t been easy and n...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 25, 2020

Creston, BC – August 25, 2020: Creston Residents, please continue to practice Dr. Bonnie Henry’s Golden Rules: practice physical distancing, clean your hands, stay at home if you are feeling ill (no exceptions), increase clean...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: August 21, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 21, 2020

Creston, BC – August 21, 2020: Creston Residents, on behalf of Town Council and staff, thank you for your continued vigilance and commitment to following Dr. Bonnie Henry’s Orders. COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways a...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: August 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 18, 2020

Creston, BC – August 18, 2020: The Provincial state of emergency has been extended until the end of the day September 1, 2020, to continue to support the Provincial response to COVID-19. Please do your part to keep yourself and your lov...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: August 14, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 14, 2020

Creston, BC – August 14, 2020: Over the weekend, Town of Creston Council and staff encourage you to enjoy the summer sunshine responsibly. Find activities to engage in with members of your bubble, keep up strict hygiene practices, and s...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 11, 2020

Creston, BC – August 11, 2020: The COVID-19 cases over the summer months in BC are a reminder that vigilance is required to flatten the pandemic’s curve.  Town of Creston Council and staff ask that citizens continue t...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 7, 2020

Creston, BC – August 7, 2020: Creston, this weekend let’s continue to keep COVID-19 from spreading in our community by being kind, compassionate, and dedicated to each other. If you feel sick, stay at home. If you are experien...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

COVID-19 Update - August 4, 2020

Creston, BC – August 4, 2020 -  Town of Creston Council and staff would like to thank Creston Valley Residents for enjoying a safe and fun August long weekend.  Each and everyone of you have a vital role to play in keeping our ...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: August 4, 2020

August and September Council and COTW Meetings

** Notice of Venue Change for August and September Council & Committee of the Whole Meetings **

Town Council invites you to participate in the August and September Council and Committee of the Whole meetings to be held at Millennium Park, Elks Pavilion...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: June 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update - June 16, 2020

Creston, BC – June 16, 2020 Yesterday, the Provincial Medical Health Officer noted that the Province is working “to keep COVID-19 low and slow.” The best tools we have to prevent the spread of COVID-19, include physical dista...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures In Effect June 1 - September 30

Town of Creston Stage 1 water conservation measures are in effect June 1st. Stage 1 water conservation measures go into effect every year, regardless of seasonal weather patterns. These measures establish the mandatory restrictions of outdoor water use fr...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

CVHWG announces successful recruitment of Dr. Johnny Chang

May 28, 2020

Creston Valley Health Working Group is very pleased to announce the successful recruitment of Dr. Johnny Chang!   Dr. Chang will be relocating to Creston this September to begin his practice at Family Practice Associates, assuming the...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 3, 2020

Creston, BC April 3, 2020:  Council and Staff would like to thank all our citizens for your continued support and cooperation. We are encouraged by the measures you are taking to keep yourselves, your families and each other healthy and safe duri...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID - 19: Updates, Information and Resources

The Town of Creston is working closely with the Provincial government, Interior Health Authority, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK), and other partner agencies to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond appropriately.

The health and safet...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: February 7, 2020

UBC - Rural Evidence Review (RER) Project

The Centre for Rural Health Research, within UBC’s Department of Family Practice is conducting an ongoing research study to understand rural and remote community priorities for health care across British Columbia. The RER has funding under Canad...

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