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PUBLIC HEALTH, ANNOUNCEMENT June 30, 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT: COVID-19 AND ITS IMPACT ON OUR FUNERAL SERVICES. With the rapid developments and changes we are experiencing as a result of the Covid-19 Virus, we are continuously reviewing and updating our policies and procedures with respect to how funeral services are provided to our community. We will update as our policies and guidelines evolve to keep pace with provincial health mandates. If you have specific questions about funeral services, please contact us by phone. 902-964-2886 CHIEF PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE ORDER - May 31, 2020 At the funeral home: 1.Limit the number of family members making arrangements to no more than 15 persons; 2.Restrict visitation to the immediate household and up to 20 persons from other households (not counting funeral home staff); 3.Refrain from in-person signing of the guest book and taking memorials/donations. Instead, use online mechanisms for people to offer condolences and give memorials/donations; 4.Funeral and/or memorial services can occur. Organized gatherings of up to 50 persons are permitted to be held at an indoor or outdoor location provided businesses, services or organizations follow the Organized Gatherings Guidance 5.Cancel and abstain from hosting all public visitation and receptions; 6.Set up your space to accommodate appropriate physical distancing of at least 2-meters or 6 feet from all individuals, at all times; 7.Do not permit shaking hands, hugging, etc.; 8.Encourage hand washing by making available alcohol-based hand sanitizer (with a minimum of 60% alcohol content) or access to washrooms that are always well stocked with liquid soap and paper towels; 9.Have extra tissues on hand and a hands-free waste basket for disposal; 10.Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, table-tops, bathrooms and other surfaces. Please note that any guidance shared is subject to change. We have stepped up our disinfecting of common areas. It is difficult to guarantee a completely safe environment but we will do our upmost for visitors. Hand sanitizer stations will be available at our entrance as supplies are available. We recommend visitors also bring their own personal supply. This is a trying time for many in our community and we will do our upmost to ensure families have the ability to say their farewells in a meaningful manner, while striving to minimize the transmission of this virus. Office Hours: The funeral home will be open by appointment only at this time. For Inquiries Please Call - 902-964-2886 Anytime. Online Condolences Thank you for your sentiments. Condolences will be printed and given to the family. Online condolences are sent to the funeral home where they are printed and given to the family. * indicates Mandatory Field Your Name*: Condolence*: