COVID-19 UPDATE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY JUNE 1 2021

cvd1906012021

memorandum - effective immediately

date: JUNE 1, 2021
to: ALL community clubs 
from: program director, kim mcdonald-wilkes
subject: return to program UPDATE - effective immediately

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We hope everyone is doing well & enjoying the warner weather. As per the announcement today, Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 by Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, CMOH.

AREA: Northeast Coast NL

CLUBS: Exploits Hurricanes, Gander Wings, Bonavista North Polar Bears

Lewisporte - Summerford Area - Alert Level 3 (SONL Phase A), in-person programs remain paused.  

All other communities not listed above in this area along the Trans-Canada Highway Route 1 from Gambo to Badger - Alert Level 2 (SONL Phase B), in-person programs are now permitted, pending final approval has been given by SONL.

For a complete list of communities included for both Alert Levels on the Northeast Coast please visit https://www.gov.nl.ca/releases/2021/health/0601n06/  

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AREA: St. George's - Stephenville - Stephenville Crossing - Port au Port Area

CLUB: Bay St. George Bravehearts

Alert Level 4 (SONL Phase A), in-person programs remain paused.  This area has expanded to include additional communities.  For a complete list please visit https://www.gov.nl.ca/releases/2021/health/0601n06/

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Remainder of Province - Alert Level 2 (SONL Phase B), pending final approval for Return to Program has been issued by SONL, in-person programs are permitted.

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Please note any participants living in one Alert Level, will not be permitted to attend in-person programs in a different Alert Level at this time.

Our Return to Program Plan, with supporting resources can be found here https://www.specialolympics.ca/newfoundland-and-labrador/return-program  

The provincial & regional office, remain closed to visitors, staff have returned and may, by appointment only, allow visitors on occasion.

Please continue to follow all Public Health guidance https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/

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

Kim McDonald-Wilkes (she/her)

Program Director

kimm@sonl.ca 709 293 1444