Links to official COVID-19 information (updated February 26)

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2021/02/26 - 14:40

Links to official COVID-19 information, including links to the latest official Proclamation and Mandatory Order, Updated N.B. Recovery Plan / Plan de rétablissement du N.-B., Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), WorkSafe NB, and other links.

Latest highlights:
- All zones are currently at the ORANGE level.
- The changes to the Orange level, effective at midnight February 26, include:
- Travel between Orange zones will be permitted and residents may include people from other Orange zones in their steady 10 contacts.
- Visits will be allowed in hospitals, as per regional health authority policy and guidance.
- Compassionate travel exemptions, with Public Health preapproval, will be extended to people living outside New Brunswick who are entering the province to attend a funeral, with public health guidelines in place, including a mandatory five-day self-isolation and a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival.
Government of New Brunswick news release February 26:
EN: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.02.0148.html
FR: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/fr/nouvelles/communique.2021.02.0148.ht…

Link to comparison summary of Lockdown - Red - Orange - recovery levels (updated 29 January 2021)
EN: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/eco-bce/Promo/covid-19/…
FR: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/eco-bce/Promo/covid-19/…

Exercise Synergy Challenge 2021 planned for October 2021

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2021/02/10 - 16:18
The two day event on October 6-7 will involve hundreds of participants from dozens of National, Provincial, Local and other organizations, to deal with a simulated cyber-attack on the power grid which will impact the PLNGS. Initial planning is still underway by organizations on what their part in the exercise will be. Amateur radio plays a part in the NB Power / NB EMO emergency response plan, and this exercise will be a chance to test and evaluate the established EMO emergency plans.

Atlantic bubble travel

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2020/07/03 - 11:00

Effective Friday, July 3, residents of the Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador) can travel within the four provinces without the requirement to self-isolate for 14 days.  Here are more details on travel information from the GNB website:  English  Français



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.”