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Hastings Prince Edward Public Health Instructions to Persons Responsible for Businesses

The Acting Medical Officer of Health for Hastings Prince Edward has provided instruction to businesses and organizations within the Municipalities serviced by the Hastings Prince Edward Public Health Unit, requiring anyone accessing public indoor locations to wear a non-medical mask or face covering effective 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020.

This instruction is being provided under O. Reg 263/20 s.4(2) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act R.S.O. 1990, as follows:
The person responsible for a business or organization that is open shall operate the business or organization in compliance with the advice, recommendations and instructions of public health officials, including any advice, recommendations or instructions on physical distancing, cleaning or disinfecting.

The letter from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has been distributed to businesses within the Municipality of Tweed.  A copy of the letter is available at the Municipal Office or click here to download a PDF copy.  Businesses are required to post appropriate, visible signage indicating non-medical masks or face coverings are required inside the premises.  Click here for sample signage from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

For further information please contact Hastings Prince Edward Public Health at 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803 or check their website.