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Posted on: August 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 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 loved ones safe and healthy by staying informed and following federal and provincial health recommendations.

B.C.’s Back to School Plan: B.C.’s Back to School Plan has been updated to include new health and safety measures. To stay up to date on the plan and the associated health and safety measures, funding, learning groups, attendance requirements and more please read B.C.’s Back to School Plan available at:

Emergency Support for Vulnerable People during COVID-19: The Province has extended the provincial temporary crisis supplement for people on income or disability assistance and low income seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Province’s temporary COVID-19 Crisis Supplement, provided since April, will be extended for an additional four months. No action is required, the temporary $300.00 crisis supplement will continue to be automatically applied to cheques distributed Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 19 and Dec. 16. To read more please visit:

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