New Provincial Health Orders

Nov. 20, 2020

New Provincial Health Orders


Please Note: The Band office and the Health Centre will continue to be closed to Band members and the public. The Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, and Minister Adrian Dix gave their update on the Pandemic Thursday November 19th, and the following restrictions are now in place for the next 2 weeks:


  • No social events outside your immediate household.
  • Avoid non-essential travel, however travelling to work, to attend medical appointments and to get groceries is ok.
  • No travelling outside of your community (Unless essential)
  • Masks are now required in ALL indoor retail, public spaces in B.C., this means ALL employees and Customers must wear a face covering when visiting a business.
  • All Community based social gatherings or events are suspended under the order


Chief and Council urge you all to take these orders seriously. For our loved ones, friends and neighbors, we must all do our part to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 and keep our health care system from becoming overwhelmed.


Office staff and Health Centre Staff will continue to work and will offer any assistance that is needed by telephone or email. NO PUBLIC OR MEMBERS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE OFFICE OR HEALTH CENTRE.


Band office: 250-453-9154 -OR- Email:

Health Centre: 250-453-9325


We understand that this is difficult for many, especially for those who live on their own. Make sure to reach out to loved ones and friends by phone or online as much as possible. We will continue to offer some virtual fun with our weekly BINGO, Contests and prizes. Our supplemental Meal Program is available to anyone in need and our resiliency manager Cheryl, is available by phone if anyone needs to talk.


Remember to keep 6 feet apart, wear your awesome AIB mask, stay home except for essential travel and wash your hands regularly. If you have ANY symptoms of COVID-19 please stay home, separate yourself from others and contact your doctor.


 Thank you for your doing your part.


The Ashcroft Indian Band