COVID-19 Alert Level - CAUTION
At any time, it may be necessary for the Chief Public Health Office to change the alert level to caution in response to the spread of the virus and other indicators.
|Public health measures during CAUTION|
|Family and friends||
Physical distancing with everyone outside extended household (1-2 people)
|Gatherings (including religious gatherings)||
Limited outdoor and indoor gatherings (may be progressive: 10 people – 50 people; possible limited number of cohorts of 50; to be determined)
Organized recreational activities with brief low-risk contact permitted
Recreational facilities and services, day camps, indoor public spaces may open, as per guidance including gathering limits where applicable
|Business and NGOs||
Essential services and allowable services may open
Remaining non-essential and non-allowable services able to operate by phone, virtual services, delivery or pick-up
Unlicensed and licensed childcare centres with altered or adjusted capacity
|Health care (including community)||
Maintain COVID-19 surge capacity and build the PPE contingency stockpile. Some health care service levels may be adjusted to accommodate COVID response needs.
Essential, priority and additional public services
|Education and Training||
Blended learning models including in-person and remote K-12 education with public health measures in place
In person or online post-secondary education and training with public health measures in place and a contingency plan
More than one partner in care. Limited number of visitors permitted in designated areas.
Residents able to travel and disembark with partners in care.
Restricted staff movement between all long-term care facilities.
Enhanced public health and control measures.