FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 13, 2020

 

 

Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Takes COVID-19 Precautions

 

 

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is advising the public that it is closely monitoring information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

 

In the interest of public safety, the Town also advises that all publicly accessible programs and events, at Town-owned facilities, are suspended with immediate effect and until further notice.

 

This includes all public meetings, events, ice time bookings, room bookings, and any public gatherings, which take place at the following facilities:

 

  • EJ Broomfield Memorial Arena
  • Kinsmen Park
  • Husky Park Skate Loop
  • Goose Bay Curling Club
  • Lawrence O’Brien Arts Centre
  • Recycling Activities at CAF Arena on Northside (MOT)

 

 

The Town Hall will remain open for regular business. Although the office will remain open, many of our services are available online or by telephone, and we encourage residents who may be feeling ill to refrain from coming to the Town office. Residents can contact the Town Hall at 896-3321 with any inquiries.

 

These unprecedented measures, though unfortunate, are necessary to be proactive against the potential spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay extends thanks to the public for their understanding at this time.

 

In consultation with officials at Labrador Grenfell Health and guidance released by the office of the Provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health, the 12th Council of Happy Valley-Goose and Management will monitor updates relating to the pandemic and update residents regularly.

 

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay strongly recommends that residents and businesses utilize a cautious approach and exercise recommended practices to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.

 

For more information on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to stay up to date, visit:

 

https://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/coronavirus/

 

Media Contact:

Waylon Williams

Manager – Public Relations & Special Events

[email protected]      www.happyvalley-goosebay.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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