COVID-19 UPDATE EFFECTIVE 12:01am Saturday, September 18

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memorandum - effective 12:01 am saturday, september 18, 2021

date: Friday, September 17 2021
to: ALL community clubs in newfoundland and labrador
from: program director, kim mcdonald-wilkes
subject: return to program UPDATE - mandatory masks - effective 12:01 am Saturday, September 18


As per the announcement today, Friday, Sept 17, 2021, by Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, Chief Medical Officer of Health.

Effective 12:01 am Saturday, Sept 18

Non-Medical Masks (NMM) will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces.  Please communicate this updated Public Health order to all program participants before your next scheduled in-person program.

Mandatory vaccine passports were also announced by Premier Andrew Furey today during the public health briefing.  Our Chapter is implementing a Mandatory Proof of Vaccination Policy and will be communicating further details regarding its' implementation over the coming days. 

Our SONL Return to Program Plan is being monitored and updated continually through guidance from Public Health, Sport NL and Special Olympics Canada.  Please be patient with our staff as we work through this ever-changing time.

SONL Return to Program Plan and supporting resources: 

Please continue to follow all Public Health guidance and stay up to date with COVID-19 in our province here:

Thank you all for your patience and cooperation during this time.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out.


Kim McDonald-Wilkes, she/her/hers

Program Director 709 293 1444