We are in the calm before the storm and it is what we do right now that will determine the severity of the coming storm.
We want to thank all the residents and businesses of Salt Spring who are doing an incredible job of physical distancing and thus literally saving lives. So many people are helping in all sorts of different ways it would be impossible to mention them all, but thank you. Every day we delay the storm is a precious gift to everyone as more protective gear and ventilators are organized and information and treatments are developed.
Today, we’d like to provide some links to more support resources and the latest news on Covid-19 as it relates to our Salt Spring community.
Many people ask how long the virus can live on surfaces. The short answer is, it depends on the surface:up to 3 days on smooth surfaces such as glass, plastic and metal up to 24 hours on cardboard about 4 hours on c…
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Island Health is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) to respond to COVID-19. The situation is evolving quickly and our strategies are evolving to keep people in the communities we serve safe.
This is an update to the information bulletin regarding visitor restrictions issued on March 16, 2020.
To keep our patients, families and staff safe and in keeping with the Provincial Health Officer’s recommendations for social distancing, Island Health is limiting the number of visitors per day entering our buildings, effective immediately.
Until further notice, the following updated visitor restrictions are in place:Hospital Emergency Departments, Intensive Care/Critical Care areas: ONE adult caregiver/support person, per day Perinatal Unit: ONE adult caregiver/support person, per day…
To support community health and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Capital Regional District (CRD) is closing recreation facilities as of 5pm today. All three CRD Recreation Commissions met today and decided that Panorama Recreation Centre including Greenglade Community Centre, Sooke Electoral Area Parks and Recreation Commission (SEAPARC) and Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) will close until further notice to minimize the risk of transmitting COVID-19.
We recognize many families and individuals rely on our recreation programs and services, and we ask for your patience while we continue to determine next steps as the situation develops. Limited services are still available. Please see the list below for details.
Day camps will continue to run until 5pm on Friday, March 20 pending additional direction from the Prov…