Preparing for Step 3 of BC’s Restart Plan
The following information has been retrieved from BCEDA’s Economic Restart & Resiliency Bulletin.
BC Restart Plan Moves to Step 3 on July 1st
|Step 3: Starts July 1
The criteria for moving to Step 3 is at least 70% of the 18+ population vaccinated with dose 1, along with low case counts and declining COVID-19 hospitalizations. In Step 3, all sectors will transition to using communicable disease prevention guidance from WorkSafeBC.
Masks are recommended in public indoor settings for all people 12 and older who are not yet fully vaccinated. The mask mandate order under the Emergency Program Act will be lifted July 1 and no proof of vaccination will be needed.
New Activities Permitted as of July 1st
Businesses will transition from a COVID-19 Safety Plan to a Communicable Disease Plan. Some safety measures will remain, like physical barriers.
Offices and workplaces
Workplaces will transition from a COVID-19 Safety Plan to a Communicable Disease Plan.
Additional safety precautions required in higher risk workplaces.
Sports and exercise
For more information on Step 3 of BC’s Restart Plan, click here.