Public Service Announcement
Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Updated Closures Effective December 27, 2021
Public Safety Message
Release Date: December 27, 2021

 

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay advises the public it closely monitors information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). As residents know, as of 12:01 AM, Thursday, December 23, 2021, the entire province moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 3.

 

In an abundance of caution and response to the ongoing developments related to COVID-19, the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is announcing the below-updated closures of publicly accessible Town facilities with immediate effect:

 

CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FACILITIES:

 

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

 

 

ALL ESSENTIAL SERVICES WILL STILL BE AVAILABLE, INCLUDING:

 

  • Town Hall (recommend call 896-3321 for an appointment) (subject to change)
  • 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]

 

The Town is working with Labrador Grenfell Health to support efforts of Public Health to complete contact tracing and COVID-19 testing. Labrador Grenfell Health Public Advisories will contain pertinent information, and the Town will aid in sharing this information.

 

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay encourages the public to follow current Public health guidelines outlined by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

Public Health is contacting those individuals that require COVID-19 testing. If you have not been contacted and were not a passenger on any of the identified flights, please do not attend the drive-thru testing clinic.

 

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, please complete an online COVID-19 assessment or call 8-1-1 to arrange testing.

 

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 13th 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 Alert Level 3 and to stay up to date on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit:

 

https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/alert-levels/alert-level-3/