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Northern Health public health orders take effect today

The newest public health order covering the entire Northern Health Region is now in effect.

The newest orders for Northern Health include:

  • Personal gatherings in your home – one additional family or 5 guests
  • Personal gatherings outside – maximum 50 people
  • Indoor events – have a safety plan
  • Outside events – when more than 200 people, have a safety plan
  • Sporting events with spectators, indoor and outdoor – have a safety plan

As a part of Step 3 of the BC Restart plan, the following are still in place:

  • Indoor events  – maximum of 50 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater
  • Outside events – maximum of 5000 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater
  • Outdoor spectator events: 5000 people or 50% capacity
  • Indoor spectator event: 50 people or 50% capacity

These measures will remain in place until Northern Health experiences lower cases and higher vaccination rates.

Northern Health residents can get their first or second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by dropping into any NH immunization clinic or by making an appointment.

To make an appointment, register online, call 1-833-838-2323, or visit a Service BC office.

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