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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 stated in yesterday’s COVID-19 brief. Her message urged British Columbians to implement COVID-19 prevention measures, including staying at home when ill, washing hands with warm water and soap and keeping inner circles small, to reduce the spread of the virus moving into autumn. Town of Creston Council and staff, encourage Creston residents to follow the guidance of our Provincial Health Officer as the season begins to shift. If you require a COVID-19 test in Creston please contact public health (250) 254-2055.

Provincial State of Emergency Extended: The Government of British Columbia has extended the Provincial State of Emergency until the end of the day September 15, 2020 to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act to support the Province’s COVID-19 pandemic response.

COVID-19 Resources:  The Town of Creston has compiled a list of trusted resources, providing up to date and accurate information on Provincial and Federal COVID-19 supports, COVID-19 data, and the Provincial Medical Health Officer’s Orders. To learn more: https://creston.ca/2412/COVID-19-Trusted-External-Resources.

Similarly, the Town of Creston has compiled local, provincial and federal mental health resources to help connect our residents with support during this time. To learn more, please visit: https://creston.ca/2415/COVID-19-Mental-Health

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