Newfoundland COVID-19 Updates 

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Atlantic Chapter President 

Kara Redden 

R&R Pools 

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Alert Level 2

Summary table of the COVID-19 Alert Level System

  • Regions currently in this Alert Level: All regions.

  • At Alert Level 2, our focus is to control transmission while maintaining health system capacity throughout further re-opening of social and business activities.

Life at Alert Level 2:

Your responsibility:

  • Follow Public Health Guidance for All Alert Levels.

  • People can move about more. Those at higher risk of complications due to COVID-19 should stay at home as much as possible, except to get essentials like groceries and medications.

  • Your household bubble can interact with up to 20 close, consistent contacts from outside your household (Steady 20).

  • If you have COVID-19 symptoms please use the Self-Assessment and Testing Referral tool, or contact 811 when online services are not accessible.

  • Wear a non-medical mask when you are in public indoor settings. This includes when you are seated, except in restaurants and lounges.

Public Spaces and Gatherings:

  • Formal gatherings run by a recognized business or organization are limited to no more than 50 people. Physical distancing must be maintained.

  • Public visitations are permitted, with one household bubble visiting at a time. Wakes are prohibited.

  • Informal gatherings are limited to only those in your Steady 20.

Recreational Activities:

  • Outdoor playgrounds and equipment can be used, where owner/operators allow.

  • Gym and fitness facilities, yoga studios, swimming pools, tennis and squash facilities, arenas, and dance studios are permitted to open, in accordance with guidelines.

  • Group and team sport, arts and recreation activities are permitted, in accordance with guidelines.

  • Performance spaces can open with a maximum capacity of 50 people. Physical distancing must be maintained.

 

Health care services:

  • Private health care clinics can open in accordance with guidelines.

  • Visitor restrictions for acute care, long term care, personal care homes, community care homes, and assisted living facilities are in accordance with the Guidelines for Support Persons/Designated Visitors.

Businesses and Services:

  • Child care services can operate at full capacity.

  • Retail stores, including those in shopping malls, can open at reduced capacity. Physical distancing must be maintained.

  • Personal service establishments, including spas, esthetic services, hair salons, body piercing, tattooing and tanning salons, can open in accordance with guidelines.

  • Restaurants can open for in-person dining at 50 per cent capacity as long as physical distancing can be maintained between patrons seated at adjacent tables. Buffets are prohibited.

  • Bars and lounges are permitted to open at 50 per cent capacity, in accordance with guidelines.

  • Cinemas are permitted to open with a maximum capacity of 50 people per room. Physical distancing must be maintained.

  • Bingo halls are permitted to open with a maximum capacity of 50 people. Physical distancing must be maintained.

Lobbying Efforts 

Below you will find an editable lobby letter and an email contact list for the MLA in your area. We are lobbying to ensure our industry is categorized as essential and welcome you to join us. 

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Lobby Letter 

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Contact List