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City of Powell River COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Provincial and Regional Restrictions
Last Updated Thursday, January 20

For a summary of the Provincial Health Officer’s order on masks in indoor public settings, and restrictions on indoor gatherings and events, exercise and fitness, and restaurants, pubs, bars, and nightclubs, visit the BC Government.

COVID-19 Measures at the Recreation Complex

The Weight Room has reopened. The winter drop-in fitness schedule began on Monday, January 24. Public skating, public swims, drop-in sports and registered programs will continue to run as scheduled. There are mask mandates and restrictions in place. Please visit City of Powell River Parks, Recreation and Culture for the complete details. Due to evolving public health protocols, this information is subject to change.

MASKS ARE MANDATORY IN ALL CITY OF POWELL RIVER FACILITIES, INCLUDING ANYONE ATTENDING A MEETING IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

If you are unable to attend a meeting in person:

1. You can observe the meeting via live stream or access the recording later.

2. If you wish to ask questions during question period there are two options:

  • A phone number will be posted on the meeting agenda and on the live webcast for the public to call with questions regarding agenda items

  • Submit a question regarding an agenda item after the start of the meeting to info@powellriver.ca

VACCINATIONS: For information on COVID-19 vaccination follow the Powell River Division of Family Practice on Facebook.

OPEN FACILITIES:
City Hall
Recreation Complex
Parks and Playgrounds
Public Works yard
Willingdon Beach Campsite
Powell River Public Library Pop-up Library
Powell River Historical Museum and Archives

COVID-19 Restrictions Enforcement: City of Powell River Bylaw Enforcement Officers provide the public with information and education of Provincial Health Orders only. They do not enforce orders. If necessary, the officers will inform the RCMP or Vancouver Coastal Health of violations. If you witness a violation, please contact info@powellriver.ca or call 604-485-8600.

qathet Regional District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC): The EOC ceased operations at midnight on June 30, 2021. The EOC was activated following the provincial state of emergency announced on March 18, 2020.

Government of BC: Response to COVID-19

Government of Canada: Links to COVID-19 (coronavirus) information for Canadians including current situation, statistics, financial support, your health, travel, immigration, and safety.

The City implements measures and actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by following directives, orders and restrictions from the Provincial Health Officer, BC Centre for Disease Control, Government of BC, Vancouver Coastal Health and Government of Canada.

News, updates and any changes to the City’s COVID-19 responses and actions are posted here and on Facebook and Twitter. If you require more information or have any questions not addressed on this page, please email info@powellriver.ca or call 604-485-6291.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate and comply with health orders.