Effective July 16, 2021

The BAO is issuing this Registrar’s Directive in alignment with the Government of Ontario’s Step Three of its Roadmap to Reopen announcement today.

Indoor and outdoor funeral services, including visitations, will start operating under these requirements on Friday, July 16.

Indoor funeral services

Indoor funeral services are permitted with physical distancing of two metres (six feet) between people.
No capacity limit, except for the physical distancing requirement.
Masks or face coverings are required indoors.
Passive screening continues: There must be passive screening of guests, meaning have COVID signage at the entrance for guests to self-assess. Guests must still be logged to enable contact tracing. Records must be kept for 30 days.
All attendees and staff must adhere to local public health unit restrictions.


Outdoor funerals / Services at cemeteries

No capacity limit, except for the physical distancing requirement. Cemeteries can restrict access as they deem necessary, as usual.
All attendees and staff must adhere to local public health unit restrictions.

Food and beverages: Permissible food and beverage services are determined by your local public health unit.

We, as always, are here to assist you and your family. We take these directives seriously and wish to assure you of your safety with us during these unique times.


Tom Whitcroft and staff

 

 

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