Western Financial Group and Wyatt Dowling are essential services
November 12, 2020
As of Nov. 12, health and government authorities in Manitoba have moved the province to the Critical level (red) on the pandemic response system to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect citizens.
Western Financial Group and Wyatt Dowling Insurance Brokers locations in Manitoba are essential services and remain open with the correct PPE and safety guidelines in branch to keep customers safe. Our insurance experts are also available by phone and online with our quick and easy to use e-form.
The new Critical (red) level restrictions are now in effect across Manitoba and include:
Social contacts reduced to your household only. Social gatherings are not permitted.
Travel to and from northern Manitoba is restricted and non-essential travel is discouraged.
Retail businesses listed as critical services, such as grocery stores and pharmacies, can remain open at 25 per cent capacity.
Retail businesses not on the list are able to provide e-service, curbside pickup or delivery services.
All personal service businesses, including hair salons, barbers and sites offering manicures, pedicures and other esthetic services, must close.
Gyms and fitness centres must close.
Religious and cultural gatherings must close or be provided virtually only.
Restaurants must close to the public and may be open for delivery, drive-thru or takeout only.
All recreational activities, sports facilities, casinos, museums, galleries, libraries, movie theatres and concert halls must close.
Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, is quoted in a government press release that now is the time to take a more drastic province-wide approach to prevent further cases and transmission of COVID-19.
“I cannot stress enough to all Manitobans — now is the time to stay home and reduce your close contacts.”