Town of Neepawa – October 30, 2020 Statement #19
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Prairie Mountain Health Region (effective 12:01 am November 2nd, 2020)
Restricted level of #RestartMB Pandemic Response System
NEW RESTRICTIONS: It is recommended that people begin to adhere to the following restrictions immediately, as starting Monday, November 2, they will be enforceable:
- Gathering sizes limted to 5, both private and public, both indoors and outdoors;
- Limit contacts from outside your household;
- Mask use is MANDATORY in indoor public places;
- Limit the number of people from each household who go shopping.
For a full list of all restrictions currently in place throughout our Region and Province; and for updated information regarding schools, daycares, churches, businesses, visit: www.manitoba.ca/covid19
POSITIVE CASE: The Town of Neepawa has been informed of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case at Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute (NACI). Based on the public health investigation, the exposure was assessed to be low risk and not believed to be acquired at school.
Rest assured, Public Health is leading the investigation appropriately and diligently; and all close contacts as identified by Public Health will be contacted directly by them.
We have the utmost confidence in our Public Health system and our School Division who are working closely with public health officials and following their recommendations. Should parents have any questions or concerns, please contact your school for further information and/or details.
Our residents are reminded to be respectful and supportive to everyone.
No one is immune and we must all continue to support one another.
HALLOWEEN RECOMMENDATION: Council and Administration for the Town of Neepawa are strongly recommending that no Trick-or-Treating, no gatherings, no Halloween parties take place this weekend, for the health and safety of all our residents. Consider celebrating in a different way this year, with your children at home and limiting your risk.
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Please take a few minutes to view this important message from Dr. Amy Frykoda, PMH Medical Officer of Health: https://youtu.be/wTsAC0BTkvU
THE FUNDAMENTALS: Public health officials strongly encourage all Manitobans to focus on the fundamentals to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask, stay at home when you are sick, wash your hands, cover your cough and adhere to physical distancing protocols when you are with people outside of your immediate household.
Christmas is only 8 weeks away. If we limit our contacts and stay home, we can see drastic reductions in transmission within weeks. We have done this before and we can do it again.
But we need to be serious about this if we want to bend the curve.
Report Non-Compliance: MB Government Inquiry at 204-945-3744/or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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