Nikkei Centre and BC Restart Step 3

What to expect when visiting the NNMCC

BC Restart Step 3 on July 1, 2021 brings a relaxation of previous restrictions. Our COVID-19 Safety Plan is replaced by a communicable disease policy to adhere to the latest provincial Public Health Orders. To our visitors, please:

  • Do not visit when you have symptoms of communicable disease (eg fever or chills, coughing, diarrhea)
  • Mask wearing guidance will continue to be provided by Public Health. Masks are recommended until you're fully vaccinated 14 days after dose 2. Masks are optional for children aged 2 to 12. Children under 2 should not wear masks.
  • Hand-hygiene facilities are available onsite in washrooms and in rooms with sinks. Wash your hands regularly and cover coughs and sneezes.
  • No limit to the number of customers and workers in the workplace. 
  • Physical distancing measures are no longer required. 

Changes:

  1. COVID-19 Plan is replaced by a communicable disease prevention policy. 
  2. No limit to the number of customers and workers in the workplace. 
  3. Physical distancing measures are no longer required. 
  4. Mask wearing guidance will continue to be provided by Public Health. Masks are recommended until you're fully vaccinated 14 days after dose 2. Masks are optional for children aged 2 to 12. Children under 2 should not wear masks.
  5. Barriers at the reception desk will remain as part of transition measures.
  6. Daily symptom reporting is no longer required (paper/online form). 
  7. Staff are no longer required to work remotely and can return to being in the office. In person meetings are allowed. 
  8. Cleaning protocols - a clean environment is maintained through routine cleaning processes by custodial staff. 

Events 

  • Indoor organized gatherings 50 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater
  • Outdoor organized gatherings 5,000 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater
  • No capacity limits or restrictions on religious gatherings and worship services
  • Fairs, festivals and trade shows return to normal with a Communicable Disease Plan

Programs

  • Indoor high intensity and low intensity group exercise is allowed with normal capacity.
  • All indoor fitness classes allowed, normal capacity
  • Gyms and recreation facilities, normal capacity
  • Outdoor spectators 5,000 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater
  • Indoor spectators 50 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater 
  • Indoor organized seated gatherings can have a capacity of 50 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater. For example, if the venue has a normal seated capacity of 500 people, 250 people can attend. 

NNMCC Communicable Disease Policy

  1. Staff who have symptoms of communicable disease (eg fever or chills, coughing, diarrhea) should avoid being at the workplace when sick. Staff should notify their manager as early as possible if they will miss work. 
  2. Hand-hygiene facilities are available onsite in washrooms and in rooms with sinks. Workers should wash their hands regularly and cover coughs and sneezes. 
  3. A clean environment is maintained through NNMCC’s routine cleaning processes. 
  4. Building ventilation is maintained via quarterly maintenance by NNMCC’s HVAC contractor. 
  5. Employees are supported in receiving vaccinations for COVID-19 and other vaccine-preventable conditions. 
  6. Additional measures will be implemented during periods of elevated risk, as advised by the medical health officer or provincial health officer.