Manitoba restricts operations of non-critical businesses in new Public Health Order - Extended up to and including May 1st.

The Manitoba government has issued a new public health order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of all Manitobans, Premier Brian Pallister announced on March 30th.

The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer issued orders under The Public Health Act as approved by the Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living.  The following measures was put in place as of 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1:

  • Public gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people at any indoor or outdoor place or premises.  This includes places of worship, gatherings and family events such as weddings and funerals.  This does not apply to a facility where health care or social services are provided including child-care centres and homeless shelters.  This remains in effect at this time under the previous health order issued on March 27, and will continue when this order comes into effect on April 1.
  •  All businesses that are not listed in the schedule of critical services that accompanies the order must close between April 1 and April 14. This includes massage therapy practices as stated in Dr. Roussin's live statement on March 30th.
  • This order was further extended up to and including May 1st.

 The list of public health orders and the schedule of critical services can be found online at www.manitoba.ca/covid19/soe.html.  Businesses with questions about how the order and schedule of critical services apply to their operations can visit http://engagemb.ca/covid19-csp for up-to-date information, and to ask questions that will be answered by government officials.

PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER AND LIST OF CRITICAL SERVICES

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Updates to the MTAM member portal and FAQ (Business Tips and Practice Advice) have been made to reflect this new Public Health Order.  

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