Public Service Announcement

Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Updated Closures

Urgent Public Safety Message

Release Date: February 25, 2021

 

 

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is advising the public that it is closely monitoring information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). As residents are aware, as of 8:00 PM, Friday, February 12, 2021, Newfoundland and Labrador is at COVID-19 Alert Level 5.

 

For the public’s safety, and in follow up to the precautions previously announced; the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is reminding residents of the below-

UPDATED list of CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FACILITIES:

 

  • Town Hall
  • EJ Broomfield Memorial Arena
  • Municipal Depot
  • Husky Park Skate Loop
  • Goose Bay Curling Club
  • Lawrence O’Brien Arts Centre
  • Recycling Activities at CAF Arena on Northside (MOT)
  • Mealy Mountain Collegiate Sportplex

 

The Kinsmen Park Walking Path and the Lake Melville Dog Park are both open (subject to change). Residents are strongly advised to adhere to Physical Distancing Guidelines while at either facility. The Town will monitor both facilities.

 

If deemed physical distancing is not practiced at these facilities, they will be closed to the public in the interest of public health and safety. Washroom facilities are not available at either facility. Access to Kinsmen Park Walking Trail will be from the Parking Lot.

 

 

ALL ESSENTIAL SERVICES WILL STILL BE AVAILABLE, INCLUDING:

 

  • Water & Sewer Services
  • Roads (Snow Clearing)
  • Residential Roadside Garbage Pickup
  • Municipal Landfill (Dump)
  • Fire & Emergency  Services
  • Municipal Enforcement (including Animal Control) call 896-3322 or [email protected]

 

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 Provincial Chief Medical Officer of Health’s office, 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 asks residents to please share this information, particularly with our seniors who may not have access to Social Media or the Internet in general.

 

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay strongly recommends that residents and businesses utilize a cautious approach and exercise recommended practices to 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.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/