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UPDATES on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Town of Osoyoos Covid Exposure Control Plan | Visitor Screening Form | PreparedBC Pandemic Preparedness Guide

Check this page regularly for ongoing updates on the Coronavirus situation as it relates to Town of Osoyoos facilities, programs, services and events.

Latest Bulletins

2020 11 20 EOC COVID-19 Bulletin 21 - State of Emergency-PHO-Masks
Posted November 20 @ 4:30pm

Interior Health Contact Information
For non-medical questions or concerns about COVID-19, a provincial phone service has been established for British Columbians. They are open 7 days a week from 7:30am to 8:00pm and can be reached at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or by text at 604-630-0300.
Posted November 13 @ 9:30am

Interior Health issues COVID-19 alert
Posted November 10, 2020

2020 10 30 EOC COVID-19 Bulletin 20 - State of Emergency-PHO-Social Interaction 
Posted October 30 @ 4:00pm

Message from Mayor (Updated November 20)

Just yesterday, the Minister of Finance and our Provincial Health Officer announced new Province-wide restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 that are in effect until midnight on December 7, 2020. Those restrictions are far-reaching and all persons should review the detailed guidance regarding those restrictions found at the links below.
 
As a community we have worked hard to prevent the spread of COVID-19 over the last several months and we are being called upon again to redouble our efforts and hopefully put a stop to the recent increase in the number of confirmed cases in the Province. We understand how difficult these measures are for individuals, persons in care homes, our businesses and others and we encourage you to remain vigilant and do your part.
 
Thank you all for continuing to take the critical steps to keep you and your families safe and healthy. Please continue to wash your hands often, stay at least 2 meters away from others, stay home when you are sick and postpone any non-essential travel plans.  It has been mandated that we all wear masks when we are inside workplaces and businesses and those requirements apply to all Town facilities too.
 
These measures aren’t forever but they are for now.
Mayor Sue McKortoff

TOWN COMMUNICATION

The Town of Osoyoos is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely to ensure we continue to respond to emerging issues as they relate to Town facilities, programs, services and events. This includes following the direction of Interior HealthBritish Columbia Centre for Disease Control or the Government of Canada.
 
While the COVID-19 situation is changing daily around the world, we are mindful that our community is concerned about the potential impact of the further spread of the coronavirus and we are acting accordingly to do what we can to support public safety.

2020 07 06 Town of Osoyoos Covid Exposure Control Plan

Please click on the link below to view current/previous Bulletins posted.
https://osoyoos.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/94866 

OPEN Facilities

  • IF YOU ARE SICK OR EXPERIENCING FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS PLEASE DO NOT ENTER or USE THESE FACILITIES.
  • If you make an appointment you will be asked to fill out a “Visitor Screening Form” before entering the premises.
  • Please practice social/physical distancing at these locations/facilities.
  • Town Hall is only permitting one person at a time into the facility.
Town Hall 250.495.6515 9AM-1PM Monday-Friday (Excluding Statutory Holidays)
Sonora Community Centre 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Sunbowl Arena 250.495.6562 Contact Sonora Community Centre for more information.
Goodman Park Washroom 250.495.6213 pubworks@osoyoos.ca
Marina Washroom 250.495.6213 pubworks@osoyoos.ca
Dog Park 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Osoyoos Regional Library 250.860.4033 Please refer to their website.
Osoyoos& District Sanitary Landfill 250.495.6515 landfill@osoyoos.ca
Outdoor Pickleball Courts 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Parks & Trails (unless identified below) 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Play Structure at Kinsmen Park 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Play Structure at Lions Park 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Skateboard Park 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Tennis Courts 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
West Bench Complex 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca

Town Offices Remain CLOSED to the PUBLIC

Below is a list of Town Offices that are currently closed to the public. You may be able to conduct some business in person by appointment only. You can still contact the facilities by phone or email as follows: 

Planning & Development Services 250.495.6191 plan@osoyoos.ca By Appointment Only
Bylaw Enforcement 250.495.6515 info@osoyoos.ca By Appointment Only
Fire Hall 250.495.4631 fire@osoyoos.ca By Appointment Only
Operations (Public Works) 250.495.4613 pubworks@osoyoos.ca By Appointment Only
RCMP Office 250.495.7236 Emergency Call 9-1-1  

At this time Town staff continue to work during regular scheduled office hours to bring services to the community and to perform necessary maintenance. Essential services are being maintained.

CLOSED Facilities

Desert Park 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca
Boat (Paid) Trailer Parking Lot 250.495.6515 Closed for the season
Splash Park 250.495.6562 Closed for the season
Pioneer Walkway Washroom 250.495.6213 Closed for the season
All Public Washrooms (unless identified above) 250.495.6213 Closed for the season
Sunrise Marina 250.495.6562 Closed for the season

Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.

Payments

A variety of payment methods are available:

  • Mail
  • Drop off payment slot at Town Office (8707 Main Street)
  • Telephone/Internet Banking/etransfer Post Dated Cheques
  • Bill payment with your local Financial Institution
  • NEW Credit Card Payments

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*If making your payment through Telephone or Internet banking your account number is the folio/roll number located at the top right of your tax notice.  Enter with no spaces and no decimals, i.e. 55600987000.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information and updates, including answers to frequently asked questions and translated information, please consult the following resources:
Interior Health Website
First Nations Health Authority
Government of Canada Website
British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Website
Self-Assessment Tool
Service Canada Ready to Help Youth
Service Canada Ready to Help Seniors
Service Canada Ready to Help Businesses

Still have questions? Visit these sites for trusted information and contact:
HealthLinkBC / 811 if you have symptoms
Call 1-888-COVID19 (268-4319) if you would like more information

On behalf of Town Council and Staff we thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation on this matter.

Town of Osoyoos
250.495.6515
info@osoyoos.ca
Osoyoos EOC
250.495.4635
eoc@osoyoos.ca
Event date: 
Friday, 30 October, 2020
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While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
(E) info@osoyoos.ca

 

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To provide quality community services and facilities, which meet the needs of the current
and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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