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Most of NL Moves to Alert Level 4

As of midnight tonight most of the province will move to Alert Level 4. The exception will be the Avalon Peninsula.

Here is what Alert Level 4 consists of:

Your responsibility:

  • Follow Public Health Guidance for All Alert Levels.

  • Stay at home as much as possible, except to get essentials like groceries and medications.

  • You can expand your household bubble to include one other household.

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

Public Spaces and Gatherings:

  • Gatherings at funerals, burials and weddings are restricted to no more than 10 people, as long as physical distancing can be maintained.

  • Visitations and wakes remain prohibited.

Recreational Activities:

  • Recreational angling and hunting are permitted.

  • Golf courses can open with restrictions in place.

  • Municipal parks are open.

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

  • Campsites remain closed.

  • Gym and fitness facilities, yoga studios, tennis and squash facilities, arenas, dance studios and performance spaces remain closed.

  • Outdoor activities, including walking, hiking, or riding your bike, are encouraged as long as physical distancing can be maintained and you are not required to self-isolate for any reason.

Health care services:

  • Regional health authorities will begin to allow some health care services to resume.

  • Private health care clinics are closed, except those of physicians and nurse practitioners. Closed clinics can offer urgent and emergent care, and virtual options can be offered for non-urgent care.

  • All visitor restrictions in health care remain in place.

  • Orders for long term care, personal care homes, and assisted living facilities remain in place.

Businesses and Services:

  • Limited expansion of child care services.

  • Professional services such as accounting firms and law firms can offer in-person services. Work from home policies are encouraged, where possible.

  • In-person worker and workplace safety training will be permitted (e.g. Standard First Aid, Basic Safety Training, food safety, etc.).

  • Gardening centres can open for in-person sales and service.

  • Landscaping and lawn care services can operate.

  • Animal daycares can resume operations.

  • Retail stores that do not offer essential services, bars and lounges, cinemas, and personal service establishments remain closed.

  • Restaurants remain closed for in-person dining.

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