The Ontario government has returned regions to the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open. TBDHU is currently in the "Red - Control" level. For more details, visit the Current Level page.
All Ontarians are advised to only come in close contact with people living in their own household and to maintain at least 2 metres of physical distance from everyone else. Individuals who live alone may consider having exclusive close contact with one other household.
Parents/caregivers are reminded not to have their children interact in-person with others outside of their household, other than attending school or child care. This is not the time for any in-person gatherings, including birthday parties, dinners or sleepovers.
Limits for all organized public events and social gatherings, however it is suggested to avoid all social gatherings:
- 5 people indoors
- 25 people outdoors
Limits for religious services, rites or ceremonies, including wedding services and funeral services where physical distancing can be maintained (applies in any venue other than a private dwelling):
- 30% capacity of the room indoors
- 100 people outdoors
More information on rules that apply to social gatherings associated with a wedding, funeral or religious service, rite or ceremony, such as a wedding reception, can be found on the Places of Worship, Weddings and Funerals page.
If meeting for permitted organized public events or social gatherings with individuals outside of your household:
- Maintain physical distancing at all times.
- Wear a mask/face covering:
- indoors, any time you are within 2 metres of someone outside your household.
- outdoors whenever you are with someone outside of your household, especially if you are within two metres.
- any time physical distancing cannot be maintained.
- if wearing one is required.
- Tips for Meetings and Events during COVID-19 - TBDHU
- Going out: Personal and social activities during the COVID-19 pandemic - Government of Canada
- Going out safely (infographic) - Government of Canada
- Public Health Guidance on Traditional Gatherings - Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority