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Lax Kw’alaams Band: COVID Advisory #31

Press Release

Lax Kw’alaams Members living within the approved corridor, may now travel Vaccinated or Unvaccinated to Lax Kw’alaams.

Due to the significant decrease in COVID cases in Prince Rupert and Terrace, this will remain our approved corridor.

No quarantine will be necessary upon return as long as you are within the corridor

Patient Travel residents that have been vaccinated, may travel for medical appointments and treatments within BC, outside the corridor, as long as they return immediately from their appointment, they do NOT need to quarantine.

Essential Workers

  • Essential workers and specific contractors may be authorized to enter the community to carry-out work as per a clear safety plan worked out with the Band Administration.

Committee Overview

The Lax Kw’aaams EMC continues to monitor the current situation in both the Northern Region, as well as throughout the Province of BC.  If the variant starts moving west from Prince George, the EMC will immediately reconvene to decide on the next steps.

Even though you have been vaccinated it is imperative to wear your mask at all times and sanitize your hands at every opportunity.  Masks are still to be worn in all public buildings in community and out.

Important Reminders

  • We are encouraging all members to not travel if you do not have to.
  • The Food Bus will no longer operate at this time.
  • Any resident that has not been vaccinated yet but, wishes to be, can contact the vaccination line 250-622-6380 to make an appointment.

Be safe,

Garry Reece, Mayor

ILR5

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