COVID-19

IRG Nets during state of emergency

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2020/03/21 - 13:08

This is to advise that during the state of emergency, the NB Emergency Measures Communications Group (EMCG) will be conducting periodic nets once per day at 1700 hrs (5:00 pm)  Click here for more details.

The purpose of the net will be to test readiness of the system.  Although the pandemic is not a communications issue, The EMCG is standing by in case emergency communications are needed between critical locations due to a failure of regular means.

State of emergency declared in response to COVID-19

Submitted by admin on Thu, 2020/03/19 - 15:19
FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government today declared a state of emergency under section 12 of the Emergency Measures Act to enhance measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus). “The health and well-being of every New Brunswicker must remain our number one priority,” said Premier Blaine Higgs. “With the support of the of the chief medical officer of health, and with the support of the all-party cabinet committee, we are taking this extraordinary measure to provided greater assistance to the health-care sector fighting the spread of COVID-19 in the province.”