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EOHU has issued a new directive concerning Mandatory Masking in Indoor Public Spaces. The order is effect Tuesday, July 7th. You must be compliant by July 14th.
There are some important considerations for business owners.
It applies to businesses that have areas that are accessible to the public. It does NOT include law and accounting offices. See the list for more examples.
The business is tasked with enforcement. However, it must be enforced and enacted in "good faith".
This is important - staff not in designated public spaces or who are behind a physical barrier are NOT required to use a mask.
You must post signage with prescribed text - get the specifics in the link provided. You must have a Mask Policy as well.
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Businesses and services permitted to reopen with proper health and safety measures in place in regions entering Stage 2 include:
-Outdoor dine-in services at restaurants, bars and other establishments, including patios, curbside, parking lots and adjacent properties;
-Select personal and personal care services with the proper health and safety measures in place, including tattoo parlours, barber shops, hair salons and beauty salons;
-Shopping malls under existing restrictions, including food services reopening for take-out and outdoor dining only;
-Tour and guide services, such as bike and walking, bus and boat tours, as well as tasting and tours for wineries, breweries and distilleries;
-Water recreational facilities such as outdoor splash pads and wading pools, and all swimming pools;
-Beach access and additional camping at Ontario Parks;
--Camping at private campgrounds;
Outdoor-only recreational facilities and training for outdoor team sports, with limits to enable physical distancing;
-Drive-in and drive-through venues for theatres, concerts, animal attractions and cultural appreciation, such as art installations;
-Film and television production activities, with limits to enable physical distancing; and
-Weddings and funerals, with limits on social gatherings to 10 people.
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This is consistent with what the Chamber has heard in previous conversations. That being said, we have learned that situations change quickly. At this point were are making educated predictions.
The Chamber has reached out to EOHU to get clarification. Here is what we can confirm:
The decision on which stage an industry is allowed to reopen is made at the provincial level.
Our local head of the Health Unit - Dr. Paul, supports Hair Salons and Beauticians being part of the next stage.
This is consistent with what the Chamber has heard in previous conversations. That being said,we have learned that situations change quickly. At this point were are making educated predictions.
We have been informed that there were comments made yesterday that have caused concern among Hair Salons and Beautician owners and workers.istent. We will work quickly to provide clarity. ... See MoreSee Less