COVID-19

Non-medical masks mandatory in indoor public places

Please be advised that as of July 31, 2020, the Province of Nova Scotia has mandated masks in most indoor public places. This includes municipal government buildings offering services to the public.

For your information, the following individuals are exempt from wearing masks in our facilities:

  • Children under two, as well as children aged two to four when their caregiver cannot get them to wear a mask;
  • and People with a valid medical reason for not wearing a mask.

 

The following document was prepared by the Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing:

Non-medical masks mandatory in indoor public places FAQ  -UPDATED JULY 30th.

 

For the most up-to-date information please remember to check the official Nova Scotia coronavirus page

Municipal Service Centres to reopen to the public

Service Centres within the Municipality of Cumberland will reopen to the public July 20, 2020. All residents and staff will be required to maintain public health guidelines including social distancing, hand hygiene and COVID-19 symptom monitoring.

Read more for specific hours and locations.

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Atlantic Travel Bubble FAQ

The following documents were prepared by the Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing. For the most up-to-date information please remember to check the official Nova Scotia coronavirus page.

 

Atlantic Travel Bubble FAQ

 

Travelers from Outside Atlantic Canada to Nova Scotia FAQ

Municipal parks, trails, fields, and playgrounds update

On March 22, 2020, the Province of Nova Scotia declared a state of emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19. As part of the recovery plan additional restrictions have been lifted, as of June 18.

Municipal parks, trails, fields, and playgrounds are open for use.

As directed by the province please play and use spaces safely by practicing the following.  

  • Stay home at any sign of sickness
  • Avoid crowded areas & limit contact
  • Don’t share toys
  • Wash hands before and after
  • Adults and children should practice social distancing
  • Practice proper cough and sneeze etiquette.

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