COVID-19 | Travel Information

  • If you are planning to visit the Creston Valley, we ask that you follow the recommendations of our Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry. Please maintain two meters or six feet physical distance from those outside your travel group, wash your hands with soap and water or alcohol based hand sanitizer and if you are feeling ill to stay home.  For more information for travelers, please visit the BC Center for Disease Control: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/prevention-risks/travel?fbclid=IwAR2z4Nk5f8kH-0VD3LQ4Zqbec6B57OcOEREwi3YIj-NGR5Ptps8Jg9U0wH4
  • All non-essential travel across the United States/ Canada Border restricted. Non-essential travel includes travel that is considered tourism or recreational in nature (August 31, 2020)
  • The Government of Canada has barred entry to Canada to all non-citizens/permanent residents, except Americans, diplomats, and flight crews. Canadians displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will not be denied boarding aircraft.
    • The Government of Canada is offering emergency loans of up to $5000 to assist Canadians with purchasing tickets home, or where necessary to support Canadians who are unable to return home due to symptoms. Canadians abroad can contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa directly at 1 613 996-8885, or sos@international.gc.ca.
  • British Columbians who have traveled outside Canada and returned to Canada, on or after March 12, 2020,  have been ordered by the Provincial Medical Health Officer to self-isolate for 14 days. Read the Provincial Medical Health Officer’s Order to Travellers.

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